Blackburn, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

"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

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I remember playing football outside our house on Primrose Hill with a police man when we heard a loud rumbling noise. We noticed dust clouds rising behind the last two houses on the street, ...Read full memory

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

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