Saturday, 16 November 2019

Photos, Postcards, Snippets, occasional notices (archived after a short while)



Sylvia Blundell (nee Cropper who was the
CRICKET QUEEN in 1953/54.
Her prize at that time was £5 and awarded by W. Holland the pie man.
Photo kindly shared to us by her daughter Tracy
now archived under HASLINGDEN SPORT - CRICKET




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The photo above was kindly shared to us by Fizle Sager
It is call up for East Lancs Regt in 1914
Click over to enlarge

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Mayor Albert Bussey 1965-1967 (38th Mayor of Haslingden) Here are some of his photos from various functions during his term of office.  All photos kindly shared to us by the estate of the late Alderman Joyce Thorne..



 Alderman Albert Bussy as Mayor of Haslingden

 attending a function at New Jerusalem Church  - also Harry Whittaker

 A treat for 100 pensioners


 At one of the Balls held at the Public Hall

 Showing at Mayor Making close to St. Stephens with Rev. Fred Bamber

 Winter Fair and I think maybe Susan Coupe

 Armistice at the Memorial Gardens - also Ald Walsh, Ald Warburton, Coun. T Waller

 Handing out prizes to the Civic Trust with CC Graham Woodcock, etc etc


 Haslingden Old Age Pensioners, with Coun Tom Waller, Ald Bert Bussy (The Mayor) and Ald John Walsh


 Mayor making in the Council Chamber - also Town Clerk, Mace Bearer, The Mayor and Coun T. Waller

 Baptist event


 xmas party for the handicapped

 Licensed victuallers dinner dance

 Young pigeon fanciers event

 Mayor opens Musbury event

 Proficiency Awards

Congregational May Fair

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Can you remember Fred? who had his little ironmongery/grocers shop in one of the small terraced properties which lie opposite "Maudlin Bank" on Blackburn Road, he sold everything (well almost.....)


Old Rossendale Free Press Newspaper cutting from Friday 17th September 1993...
Thanks to the estate of the Late Alderman Joyce Thorne for kindly sharing with us..



To see full contents please check out St. James Blog and scroll to bottom at
Thanks to the estate of the Late Alderman Joyce Thorne for sharing with us.


 Rawtenstall Cricket Club 1920
includes Haslingden personnel
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 St. James Church Cricket Team "Challenge" Cup, 1920



 Church Lads Brigade group photo with old and new members
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 St. James Pantomine - Queen of Hearts
features: Julie Hall, Roy Frohnafel, Myra Frohnafel

 75th Anniversary of Church Lads Brigade
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 Clough End Mill Carnival Day
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 Church Lads Brigade, Hindle Street, Haslingden
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 Andrea Wilkinson - St. James Rose Queen 1980 ish
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Myra Frohnafel

 Mark Frohnafel being welcomed home from the gulf in 1991 by Sir David Trippier MP
Photo: Kindly shared with us by Myra Frohnafel



This photo is something really special to actually see the old Grane Road Signal Box
Thanks Jackie Ramsbottom for sharing with us. 
Also will now be archived in the Haslingden Railway Blog

Haslingden County Primary School c1954
Photo kindly shared to us by: Sue Haworth 
Some of the names supplied by facebook members include:
Eileen Entwistle (Gillespie) RIP, Carol Hugo, Elizabeth Porter, Margaret Ange, Pat Hardman, Michael Kay, Pamela Barge, Peter Haworth, Barbara Morton, Valerie Haworth, Jackie Briggs, Stella Barnes.
Now archived under the Haslingden County Primary School


The above two photos have been kindly shared to us by Alan Robinson on 7th November 2019.
Top: Prinny Hill, Station, Blackburn Road to Hud Hey areas showing St. James and also
the bye-pass.
Bottom: Is pretty Central Haslingden, with Blackburn Road.
Thanks Alan for such detailed clear photographs.
(Click over to enlarge)

Snighole by Liz Taylor
now archived under Haslingden In Art

Park Road, Helmshore by Liz Taylor
now archived under Haslingden In Art

Sherfin Nook, Haslingden by Liz Taylor
now archived in Haslingden In Art


Kilnfield Farm, Musbury 1920s (Click over to enlarge)
John Berry and family with farm workers
Photo: kindly shared to us by Tiggy Russell

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We have been sent several photo scans of a CLIVIGER "double spouted pottery jug from Marion Gower who lives in South West London.  It states on the jug "Mr and Mrs Walsh November 1st 1898 Haslingden.

Marion is trying to find out further information about the jug and any details she can find out about the Mr and Mrs. Walsh, if you do know anything can you please let us know thank you, and here are some scans of the Jug in question.







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After one week the above photographs or text will be moved over to their appropriate blogs and will also be transferred over to PHOTO ALBUM AND SNIPPETS NO.7 (YEAR 2019) which can be accessed by clicking here


  PHOTO ALBUM and SNIPPETS NO.6 (Year 2018) which can be accessed by clicking here


PHOTO ALBUM AND SNIPPETS NO.5 (Year 2017) which can be accessed by clicking here


PHOTO ALBUM AND SNIPPETS NO.4 (year 2016) which can be accessed by clicking here


 PHOTO ALBUM and SNIPPETS NO.3 (year 2015) which you can access by clicking here


PHOTO ALBUM and SNIPPETS NO.2 
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PHOTO ALBUM No.1 (year 2013 and earlier) which you can access by clicking here 


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