Darwen, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

Education And Faith For Holy Trinity.

I attended Holy Trinity Primary School, Church of England, at Darwen in the year 1955, when I was six years of age. There was a spiritual bond between the school and the Holy Trinity Church, as it was then called. On a certain day of the week the class of children I belonged to were given religious ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Peter Farley

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