Thornton, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Early Teens

Lived just to left in photo; No.97 - great days, went to Millfield.

A memory of Thornton by Michael Pierce

The Queens Bars

Does anyone remember the Queens Bars in Cleveleys? I worked there in the cabaret they put on 3 times a night, about 5 acts. I was the 'Jackie' part of Ricky & Jackie Day...and my fondest memory was of a guy called Jimmy ...Read full memory

A memory of Thornton by Jackie Worrall

Meadows Avenue (Just Round The Corner)

Well actually it is any dates up to & beyond 1960.  Born in 1951, I recognise the view of how the avenue looked before all the bungalows were built on the west side.  We used to walk to Cleveleys ...Read full memory