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 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

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

Darwen Market The Old Glass Shed

I was born in Cranberry Lane in 1957 and I remember the old market very well. There was the 'pot man', Annie and her second hand stall and the old market cafe. In summer there was the ice-cream man near the steps at Railway Road. Later on I worked on the market after school and on Saturdays for Betty who sold ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Pamela Haworth