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.

Coming Home From Bacup Baths

I remember as a kid spending many hours in Bacup Baths. The little bath and the big bath. The coal covered colliers scrubbing each others backs in the showers. I remember swimming for bacup during the 50s. Swimmers names like Marshall, Woodcock, Gee, Thomas, Andrews. I would play TIG in the baths with other lads. ...Read full memory

A memory of Bacup by Mike Grogan

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

St Marys S Chool

My brother Laurence and I attended St Marys Primary School around 1949 to 1951 we lived in Greens Mill with our parents I remember two sisters who lived in the same row called Mary and Veronica Evans MY name was Margaret Dunn my brother Lawrence

A memory of Bacup by Margaret White