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

Helmshore, Lancashire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Helmshore, 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 Helmshore

Historic Maps of Helmshore and the local area.

I went to Helmshore primary school in the early 60s. A great time in my life. Mr Jenkinson was the headmaster at the time. I would like to find some of my school friends. I’m Peter Metcalf and have brothers Andy and Raymond. Thanks Pete Metcalf.

My favourite uncle and auntie lived in Brooklands Avenue and we often use to have Sunday tea with them. My uncle George Ayrton was a lovely man and before I could read often read to me Robinson Crusoe, I can still hear his voice now and see me sitting on his lap listening to Crusoes adventures and other books he had from his sons childhood he still had., They had a ship in a bottle which was made by a German POW He ...see more