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yeah, i know about Mosborough hall and the white lady, did my research on the hall a while ago. Thanks for the information about the pindle. Where did you hear it from if you dont mind me asking?

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Just local chat I think, but once I was doing a local Treasure Hunt (it's a long story) and Eckington Hall was part of a clue. I had a chat with the manageress who lived in (it was still a pub then) and she told the same story. She also told me she'd seen a ghost in the attic.

 

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(It's "Pingle" by the way :) )

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yeah, i know about Mosborough hall and the white lady, did my research on the hall a while ago. Thanks for the information about the pindle. Where did you hear it from if you dont mind me asking?

There's a book written by David English called The History Of Mosborough Village. It might be worth looking in that to see if it contains the info you are after.

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yeah.. i was clued up on the name recently .. the person who brought it to my attention told me it was the pindle.

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Found this interesting book, written in 1886: http://www.oldminer.co.uk/Mosborough.htm

 

It doesn't mention the feud at all. Maybe it's a local fairytale?

 

The book mentions the Wells brothers though:

 

"About the years 1861-2, Henry Staniforth restored his residence at the top of Mosbro’ Moor, and pulled down the farm buildings in front of the house, and built fresh ones at the back.

 

The principal houses which have been built during this period are:

 

Colin Green house, by John Rose, in 1857. On land which he had used as a brickyard.

 

John Ibbotson Hayes’ House, 1857.

 

The Half-way House, by Tennnnt Brothers, Sheffield, 1870. Miles Barber. of Barlbro’, was the contractor.

 

The Duke William Inn was enlarged and made into a good house.

 

Glebe House, West Moshro’.

 

Eckington Hall, by Joseph Wells, Esq., 1871-2.

 

Elmwood, by Edwin Wells, Esq., 1881.

 

Vine Tavern, by Henry Bargh.

 

William Housley Richardson’s Mansion, Holbrook.

 

Joseph Wells was born at, Eckington. October 3rd, 1816, and lived there nearly all his life. He was intimately connected with Mosbro’, as well as Eckington, as regards the coal trade, from a lad till his death. When he was twenty seven years of age, he, jointly with his brother George, succeeded their father George Wells in the coal trade. Joseph, however, was the soul of the concern, and on him devolved nearly the whole weight of the business. He was firm and persevering, and increased the business till J. And G. Wells became classed amongst the largest coal proprietors in the Kingdom. In appearance he was tall, powerfully built, with a cheerful, ruddy countenance. He was of very few men who are horn to be a blessing to all around them. When he became very rich, he was desirous to build himself a hall, to be called Eckington hall. He looked in vain for a suitable place in Eckington, so he choose a beautiful site in Mosbro’, and there built it. Thus we have got Eckington Hall at Moshro’ whether we like the name or not. He lived but a very short time at his new hall, dying very suddenly October 6th, 1873."

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Late reply but saw this recently. We used to know it as Pingle Nuck/Nook and it's supposed to be the haunt of a Grey Lady

 

Have a photo of it recently but not sure how to post them on here

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