Thornton, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Blaise Castle By Lynda Jones.

I spent many a good Sunday in Blaise with my friends June & Pam Box in the 60's with our trannies, behive hairdo's and fags checking out the lads and playing the latest top twenty, was it Pick of the Pops? We ...Read full memory

A memory of Henbury by Lynda Cook

Henbury Old Boys School And Hallen Vilage School

I was a Junior pupil at this school in 1947 - 1948. Fond memories, as some of my older cousins also attended the school at the same time. Having previously attended Hallen Village School, ...Read full memory

Henbury C Of E School

This was my school untill 1959/1960, the one teacher I always remember is Mrs Ellis, we also had lessons in what used to be a police station, our tuck shop was in one of the cells. I remember once a year, I think it was ...Read full memory

A memory of Henbury by David Farmiloe