Darwen, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Darwen Outside Market 1963

I worked on the markets in Darwen for G. & S. Whitaker and sons after school. We had two stalls, one selling bedding stuff, and the other shirts, and mens clothing etc. When ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Brian Hurst

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Pamela Haworth

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Sue Livingstone

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