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January 2018


Hyndburn Local History Society is pleased to announce its latest publication

Industrial Heritage: A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Accrington including the villages of Altham , Baxenden and Huncoat”


The Author, Mike Rothwell, an Accringtonian now living in Southport has spent many years of detailed research, revising and more than doubling the size of the1979 edition.

This new illustrated edition is full of photographs, maps, drawings and diagrams charting the area’s vanished industrial past.


Priced at £12 it is available locally at Accrington Library, Hyndburn Heritage Museum and the Information Centre in Accrington Town Hall.


Postal sales at £14 are also available from the Secretary, David Climpson, 31, Whitewell Road, Accrington BB5 6DA


Tel 01254 237229

email climpsond@madasafish.com

A Hyndburn Chronology 1924-1974' compiled by Paul Lanham, additional material by William Turner, edited by Jack Broderick and John Goddard, published by Hyndburn Local History Society, 1999

Walk notes from summer walks are all available from Hyndburn LHS Secretary for a small charge.

Abbey Street and its environs

Accrington Higher Fold

Accrington's cinemas

Bury to Whalley Turnpike Part 1

Bury to Whalley Turnpike Part 2

Bygone byways of Church and Oswaldtwsitle

From Bullough's Row to Scaitcliffe House

From washing line to washing up

Hidden corners of Oswaldtwistle

Huncoat: the changing village

The King's Highway

Manors, Mills and Mishaps

Old Road from Rising Bridge

Roaming the Seven C's of Church

Stone pages of history

Up 'Britan' and round by t'Stanhill