Blackburn, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

St Johns Schhol And Church

Happy memories of Blackburn attended St Johns School 1930s lived in Garnett Street no longer there I was married at St Johns Church 1952 and lived on Queens Rd till 1975 when we moved to Sale Cheshire. My Father ...Read full memory

Were We Schoolmates?

Are you the Jimmy Cooper of about the 1940s? I went to St Aidan's school in Mill Hill, and my aunt Janie was the wife of Jack Caton, the Rovers' chairman. From 1941, I was at Queen Elizabeth's, in Frobisher House, which is ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackburn by John Mc Leod


I remember playing football outside our house on Primrose Hill with a police man when we heard a loud rumbling noise. We noticed dust clouds rising behind the last two houses on the street, we ran to my house and went to the back ...Read full memory