Accrington, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Accrington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Accrington Life

I lived in Accrington . Maden Street . Went to Holy Family School. Often went in the Block Aid Pub. And lived with Annette Krywisneack. Many happy memories . I also had many friends in Accrington Keith Allen and all the biker people. I now live on a narrow boat with my husband.

A memory of Accrington by Karen Hrabec

Grandfather's Baptism

My Grandfather was baptised here in October 1891.

A memory of Accrington

A Happy Accrington Childhood

My brother Anthony and I grew up in Barnes Street/Lee Street where my parents ran an off-licence from about 1953 - 1962. We both went to Miss Caulfield's Preparatory school and my brother went on to Blackburn ...Read full memory