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

My Young Life At Holy Trinity Church

I am amazed to read the memories of Holy Trinity church and school I attended the school; from about 5 years old which I think would have been 1951 the days were lovely to remember after lunch we all had small beds which we used to lie down and had blankets over us I dont think many of us slept but ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Elizabeth Holt

St John's School And Church

Hi - I don't think anyone will remember me. Jennifer Adcroft. I went to St John's School for a couple of years. I think I would have been four or five. My dad was the caretaker there and looked after St John's Church as well. One thing I remember about school was that I learnt how to lace and tie a shoe. That is as ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Jennifer Woolley

My Young Life As Part Of Holy Trinity

I spent all my young life in Darwen as part of Holy Trinity. I went to Holy Trinity school and went to the church as far back as I can remember. My grandparents were Joe and Pie Parson and were very involved in the church. They lived in Lelvin street and I remember vividly the after carol singing food and ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Sue Livingstone