William Grainge

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William Grainge (1818–1895) was an English antiquarian and poet, a historian of Yorkshire. Born into a farming family in Kirkby Malzeard, he later set up a bookshop in nearby Harrogate and published numerous books on local history and topography.

A large portrait of Grainge hangs in Harrogate library.

Selected works[edit]

  • Harrogate and the Forest of Knaresborough (1871)
  • The Battles and Battle Fields of Yorkshire
  • Vale of Mowbray
  • Nidderdale
  • An Historic and Descriptive account of Swinsty Hall (1857)
  • History & Topography of Little Timble, Great Timble & Snowden (1895)

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