Bacup, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Bacup

Browse 27 photo books on Bacup and the surrounding area.

Playing On The Bonks

I lived at 149 Plantation Street, born 1950, till Plant Back as it was known was demolished around 1963 approx. My Uncle Albert had a printing business there called Martin Holt Printers. Most of my memories I can recall was playing on the Bonks as we called it with the Mullins, Herberts, Keos and Westwells, we used to drop ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacup by Tony James Holt

Relations

I have just visited my great aunties house and was very interested to find a photo on the wall of this house with a note attached - it appears to have been the family home of my great Uncle Joe's parents. Would anyone know how I would find more information about it - like the years they lived there etc

A memory of Bacup by Louise Bradley

Paul Richard Bullivant Living On Fountain Terrace, Bacup 1950 57

From being born on Fountain Terrace, Bacup in January 1950, to leaving in the summer of 1957 to go and live up Gladstone Street. I remember myself and my two sisters living in a mid-terrace house with no electricity and no central heating - just a back stove. The house had stone ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacup