Darwen, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Primary School

I attended St. John's Primary School from age late 8 to 11, we used to go to church on Monday morning where we would walk round from the school to Sough Road where the church was.

A memory of Darwen by Gerald Duxbury

Darwen Market Hall And Glass Shed

I also remember the lady in the market doorway selling shrimps and prawn I do not hink I have ever tasted such tasty sea food .In my earlier days my father Joseph Parson used to run Jepsons tripe stall needless to say I was brought up on tripe

A memory of Darwen by Elizabeth Holt

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Elizabeth Holt