A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Accrington, Lancashire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Accrington, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Accrington

Historic Maps of Accrington and the local area.

Old map of Accrington in 1896
Map of Accrington in 1896
Old map of Accrington in 1896
Old map of Accrington in 1924
Map of Accrington in 1924
Old map of Accrington in 1924
Old map of Accrington in 1947
Map of Accrington in 1947
Old map of Accrington in 1947
Old map of Accrington in 1891

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Accrington from other years.

My Grandfather was baptised here in October 1891.

My brother Anthony and I grew up in Barnes Street/Lee Street where my parents ran an off-licence from about 1953 - 1962. We both went to Miss Caulfield's Preparatory school and my brother went on to Blackburn Grammar School. We used to play in the streets and up at the coppice and the nearby park. I remember Plantation Street as one of the streets we traversed to get to school. David Benson and ...see more