1) Alternative spelling of 'wreck' which occurs frequently from the mid-1700s.

In 1748, there is reference to payments made to John Storrey of Kirkham, for the trouble he has been at for eight years last past in clearing away all the reck and timber that lodged against the jewels of Kirkham Bridge. Similarly, in 1753, Joseph Aneley of Almondbury was paid for taking Reck from the foot of Armitage bridge.

dates 1748 1753

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