Historic Maps of Burnley and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.
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Ormerod House passed out of the Ormerod family when the male line died out and the three daughters of the last Ormerod married. Their husbands were John Hargreaves, a local coal mine owner, the Rev William Thursby who became vicar of the local church and General Scarlett who led the Charge of the Heavy Brigade to retake (...Read full memory)