Monday, 28 March 2016

Nan of the Clod (c1674 - 1774)

Strange things you find when searching the newspapers on Find My Past.

Leeds Intelligencer 

July 12, 1774


A woman, at Hanworth-heath, near Birmingham, known in that part of the country for upwards of seventy years by the name of Nan of the Clod : She was near 100 years old, and left about 1300l. which she acquired by her extraordinary skill in the occult science of Fortune-telling.

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