Old Maps of Burnley

Historic Maps of Burnley and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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Margaret Forrester, what number did you live at? I lived at number 19, I can't remember you, I can remember the Maguires. I had a brother Keith that would be about your age, what was your surname then? Peter x

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)