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 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 ...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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darwen by Elizabeth Holt