Barrowford, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nelson Speedway And Shop Close By

When I was a young lad I used to go to Nelson Speedway. My memories are very vague now but I do remember the smell of the bikes, and ducking down hiding from the gravel spit out whilst the bikes went around the corners. Happy innocent days long before health and safety took the fun out of it for us! ...Read full memory

White Bear

A nice picture of the Whire Bear, but not quite reality - where is the mill behind it and Stansfield's plumbers next door?

A memory of Barrowford by John Hill

White Bear

Haighton's is one of the mills to which you refer where my parents worked. Is that John Hill the teacher whose mother's name was Margaret? I was formerly Margaret Drake, nee Mount.