Blackburn, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Infirmary Memories

My first memory of the Infirmary is when I was four years old. I had my tonsils and adenoids removed because I was very, very deaf. After the operation I could hear but it would ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackburn by Susan Walsh

"Apache"

This photo brings back memories filled with trepidation, it was 1960 and I had to go into Wythenshawe hospital for plastic surgery after falling off a bicycle I was 9yrs old. The day before I ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackburn by acko21660

Childhood Memories In Blackburn

My first school was St Michaels and All Angels in Whalley New Road. We all had to have our gas masks over our shoulders and hang them up on our own little peg. I can ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackburn by William Buck

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