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June 2019


Hyndburn Local History Society is pleased to announce its latest publication

"Industrial Heritage: a Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood and Rishton"

The author, the late Mike Rothwell spent many years of detailed research revising, combining and extending the three separate editions published by the Society between 1979 and 1981. 

This new illustrated edition is full of photographs, maps, drawings and diagrams charting the three townships vanished industrial past and forms a companion volume to: 

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


This fully revised illustrated edition published in January 2018 is also full of photographs, maps, drawings and diagrams charting the area’s vanished industrial past.


Priced at £12 both are available locally at Accrington Library, and Hyndburn Heritage Museum. The Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood and Rishton book is also available from Great Harwood and Rishton Libraries. 


Postal sales at £14.50 to UK addresses 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  Priced at £5.00, postal sales £7.99

as above available from Hyndburn LHS Secretary. 

Walk notes from summer walks are all available from Hyndburn LHS Secretary for 50p each plus postage

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

Hoyle Bottom

Huncoat: the changing village

Huncoat village trail

The King's Highway

Knuzden Brook

Old Road from Rising Bridge

Roaming the Seven C's of Church

Stone pages of history

Trail through Oswaldtwistle's past

Up 'Britan' and round by t'Stanhill