Barnoldswick, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Heap Family/ Lovick Family

My dad was born in 1923 at 23 East Street, Barnoldswick. He was born out of wedlock to Lilian Victoria Heap; who lived with her father, Harry Heap, in East Street. My father, Harold Heap, had very few memories of his childhood. He remembers walking up hill to go and get a bucket of pig's blood for his aunt ...Read full memory

A Wonderful Time Growing Up In Barnoldswick

I was 10 years old, and had lived at 62, Esp Lane, but now live at 5 Sackville Street. I loved life, school, elderly neighbours, friends that lived on Colne Road, Cavendish Street, and Sackville Street. I remember Kathleen Earnshaw, Howard Dixon and I used to go for walks up Folly Lane, there ...Read full memory

My First Day In Barlick

My first memory of Barnoldswick was coming off a laycocks bus on station road outside the conservative club, it was a lovely july morning, wakes week as it was called then. my reason for the visit was to see my sister Margaret Honeyman, who had moved here a year or two previousley With me on this visit was my ...Read full memory