Thursby (disambiguation)

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Cecil Thursby Royal Navy admiral

Admiral Sir Cecil Fiennes Thursby, was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth, after serving in World War I mainly in the Mediterranean Sea.

Emma Cecilia Thursby singer

Emma Cecilia Thursby was an American singer popular in Europe and the United States.

<i>The Maltese Falcon</i> (novel) novel by Dashiell Hammett

The Maltese Falcon is a 1930 detective novel by American writer Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September 1929 issue. The story is told entirely in external third-person narrative; there is no description whatever of any character's internal thoughts or feelings, only what they say and do, and how they look. The novel has been adapted several times for the cinema.

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Thursby farm village in the United Kingdom

Thursby is a village near Carlisle in North West England. Historically, the village is part of Cumberland.

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Sir John Thursby Community College

Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16 comprehensive school in Burnley, Lancashire, England. It is named for Sir John Hardy Thursby (1826-1901), a local benefactor. It shares its site with Ridgewood Community High, a special school with places for 90 students.

Louis P. Thursby House

The Thursby House located at Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, Florida was constructed in 1872. The house was once a two-story structure built from three kinds of center-cut pine that had been milled in Savannah, Ga., and transported by boat to the site.

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A596 road

The A596 is a primary route in Cumbria, in northern England, that runs between Thursby and Workington. For its entirety the A596 parallels the A595, and meets the A595 at both ends. The A596 begins its course at a roundabout junction with the A595 at Thursby, before continuing past the towns of Wigton and Aspatria. As it travels further towards the coast, it reaches the town of Maryport, where there is a junction to the B5300 heading up the coast to Silloth via Allonby, Mawbray, and Beckfoot. It then crosses over the River Derwent, skirting the eastern edge of Workington shortly before terminating at the junction with the A595 at Lillyhall.

Crofton, Cumbria village in United Kingdom

Crofton is an area of Thursby, Allerdale district of Cumbria, England. It is 6.4 miles (10.3 km) west-southwest of Carlisle.

<i>The Maltese Falcon</i> (1931 film) 1931 American crime film directed by Roy Del Ruth

The Maltese Falcon is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film, based on the 1930 novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film stars Ricardo Cortez as private detective Sam Spade and Bebe Daniels as Ruth Wonderly. Maude Fulton, Brown Holmes, and Lucien Hubbard wrote the screenplay. The supporting cast features Dudley Digges, Thelma Todd, Walter Long, Una Merkel, and Dwight Frye.

<i>Brantinghame Hall</i> play written by W. S. Gilbert

Brantinghame Hall is a play in four acts written by W. S. Gilbert for his friend Rutland Barrington, who was then leasing the St. James's Theatre. The play opened on 29 November 1888 and closed on 29 December, after about 27 performances. It starred Barrington, his younger brother, Duncan Fleet, Lewis Waller, and Julia Neilson. Its companion piece was A Patron Saint.

Abington Park park in the United Kingdom

Abington Park, in the Abington district of Northampton, has lakes, aviaries, and a museum, as well as trees and grassy open spaces.

Great Ryton village in United Kingdom

Great Ryton is a small village in Shropshire, England.

The Thursby Baronetcy, of Ormerod House in the Parish of Burnley in the County Palatine of Lancaster and of Holmhurst in the Parish of Christchurch in the County of Southampton, was a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 26 July 1887 for the benefactor Colonel John Thursby.

<i>Brothers in Law</i> (film) 1957 film by John Boulting, Roy Boulting

Brothers in Law is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas and Jill Adams. The film is one of the Boulting brothers successful series of institutional satires begun with Private's Progress in 1956. It is an adaptation of the novel Brothers in Law by Henry Cecil, a comedy set in the legal profession.

St John the Evangelists Church, Worsthorne Church in Lancashire, England

St John the Evangelist's Church is in Church Square in the village of Worsthorne, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Burnley, the archdeaconry of Burnley, and the diocese of Blackburn. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Cardewlees human settlement in United Kingdom

Cardewlees is a hamlet in Cumbria, England, about 4.5 miles southwest of Carlisle. It is located northwest of Dalston, north of Cardew and northeast of Thursby, just off the A595 road. A windmill located here has been converted into apartments. Thursby Manor is located nearby.Cardewlees hit the headlines in 1862 when resident Sarah Carrick poisoned herself with phosphorus paste, or rat poison.

Curthwaite railway station

Curthwaite was a railway station on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway (M&CR) serving West Curthwaite and Thursby in Cumbria. The station was opened by the M&CR in 1843 and lay in the Parish of Westward.

Shaw Hill

Shaw Hill is an 18th-century country house in Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire, England, standing in 192 acres of parkland some 3 miles (5 km) north of Chorley. The estate is now the Shaw Hill Hotel, Golf Club and Country Club.

Thursby is a civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England. It contains 23 listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England. All the listed buildings are designated at Grade II, the lowest of the three grades, which is applied to "buildings of national importance and special interest". The parish contains the village of Thursby, and is otherwise almost completely rural. The major building in the parish was Crofton Hall, but this was demolished in about 1958. A number of buildings associated with the hall have survived and are listed. Most of the other listed buildings are houses and associated structures, farmhouses and farm buildings. The other listed buildings include milestones, a bridge, and a public house.

Dorothy Thursby-Pelham British scientist and scientific illustrator

Dorothy Elizabeth Thursby-Pelham (1884–1972) was a scientist at the Zoological Laboratory, University of Cambridge and subsequently at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - Directorate of Fisheries laboratory in Lowestoft who has been called ‘England’s first female sea-going fisheries scientist’ and was an active member of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES).