Sunday, 7 January 2018

Photos, Postcards, Snippets, Occasional Notices etc etc. (Archived after one week...... ish)


18th January 2018

Notice from Chris Aspin 

I'm still receiving stories of the supernatural
and I hope to publish another collection shortly.
I'd love to hear from anyone with a tale to tell.
My email address is chris_aspin@yahoo.co.uk
Phone 01706 227129.

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Haslingden and Helmshore Darts Presentation
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher







Station Hotel, Helmshore Event
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher


Untitled Haslingden Football Team
Back: ?,?, Martin Molloy, ?,?,?.
Front: Walter Moseley, ?, Bernard Pickup, ?,?.
Photo Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher


Haslingden Darts photo
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

Untitled Event
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher


Haslingden St. James C of E School
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher




St.John's School - Stonefold
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

Helmshore Methodists Football Team
Photo: Kindly Shared by Peter Fisher


 Haslingden Academicals Football Team
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher





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or if you still want to check out

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.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



or if you still want to check out

PHOTO ALBUM NO. 2 (YEAR 2014) WHICH 




PHOTO ALBUM No.1 (year 2013 and earlier) which you can access by clicking here (in preparation) 





Dont Forget!  HASLINGDEN ON FILM is accessed from the title further down on the left hand column - please enjoy the films.

Haslingden Sport - BOWLS




Untitled Bowls Competition - Worsley Park and Con Club photo:
probably held at the Memorial Gardens bowling greens

Colin Fletcher, Raymond Clegg,?,?, Mr. Fisher, Leslie Wroe,?,?,Leonard Riley, Arthur Cunliffe, Mr. Wilkinson, George Heys, ?, Jack Haworth and his son Stephen in front of him, ?,?.
Front Bowling: Jack Yates
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Haslingden Sport - BOXING, WRESTLING, JUDO AND MARTIAL ARTS ETC



Haslingden "Kung Fu" Class




 Ken Halstead and boxing friends
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher
(Archived under Haslingden Sport - BOXING)

Ken Halstead with his trophies for Boxing
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher
(Archived under Haslingden Sport - BOXING)

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Haslingden Sport - Pigeon Fanciers and Pigeon Racing etc






Haslingden Borough Flying Club (Pigeon racing) Cup presentation Event

from L to R: Danny and Mary Weston, June and Jack Duckworth (RIP), Joe Haworth, Frank Ashworth, Joe Atherton, Bill Hodgkinson, Gordon Lyth with the young chaps at the front Ian Duckworth and Leon Harris
The Club were based at the Regent Hotel, Regent Street
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher

Haslingden and Helmshore British Legion




British Legion Flag Bearers
includes 2nd and 3rd from left Mr. Norman Knight and Mr. Healey
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

  Haslingden Royal British Legion contingent on Armistice
passing Greenfield Street on way to Memorial Gardens
Includes: Tommy Caine, George Rawcliffe, Jack Hilton, George Gillam, Frank Jackson, Tom Jopson, Frank ?, Billy McGee, David Parr,Geoff Kershaw.
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher

Haslingden Sport - Darts and Dominoes


Haslingden and Helmshore Darts League Individual and pairs KO
Back: Walter Lythegoe, Derek Elsen (RIP), Colin Slack, Jeff King, Colin Fletcher, Sid (glasses on - wrestler - Griffin), Tommy O'Reilly, Dave Cronshaw, Bob Lewis, Chris Doody.
Front: ?, Terry Cole, Keith Entwistle, Eddie Duckworth
Photo: Shared by Peter Fisher.
ARCHIVED UNDER BOTH DARTS AND PHOTOS


Haslingden Darts Competition Finals held at the Haslingden W.M.C.
L to R: Peter Heyworth, Bob Lewis, Ray (from Accrington), Arthur Sedgewick, John Castley, Alan Collinson, Mick Machell (RIP), Billy Whitcombe, Digger, Tony Morley, 

Jim Pilling at back, John Pritchard, Steve Gordon, John Bedford
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher




Untitled "Darts" photo
Thought to be Griffin - Hud Rake
shows: back: Ernie Walton, Frank Steele, and Colin Holden (Landlord)
Front: Francis Holden (Landlady), Squadron Leader Dew-Parry, ?, Sid (wrestler), Miss Patton

Now ARCHIVED UNDER DARTS



Haslingden Sport - Snooker, Billiards and Pool



Haslingden and District Snooker League "Pairs Finals"
held at the Sunnybank Social Club, Helmshore.
Finalist L to R: James Machell, Richard Holden, George Heys and Bryan Webster
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

Jim Machell of Haslingden B.L. wins the Individuals
Cutting kindly shared to us by Jackie Ramsbottom

Haslingden Snooker or Pool Event
L to R: Roy Butterworth, Brian Jopson, Tony Couch, David Woodburn and Brian Gavin
Photo: Kindly shared by Peter Fisher


 Haslingden Pool Team players
from l t r: Jim Mead (RIP), Brian Gavin, David Woodburn (RIP), Joe Dowd, Alan Cliffe, Brian Jopson,?,?, Tommy Almond.  John Flynn with cue
Photo: Thanks to Peter Fisher for sharing with us

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

PHOTO ALBUM No.1 (Photos shown on the blog during 2013 or before) - STILL "IN BUILD"


CURRENTLY TRANSFERRING ALL THE PHOTOS OUT OF PHOTOBUCKET - IT WILL TAKE A WHILE BUT KEEP COMING BACK BECAUSE IT WILL BUILD INTO ANOTHER LOVELY HASLINGDEN ALBUM!!  (BUT THE DIFFERENCE IS, WE WILL HAVE THE CONTROL THIS TIME AND YOU WON'T BE BOMBARDED BY ADVERTS)

Haslingden Union Workhouse
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Kathleen Barlow

1953 Coronation Party at the Co-op Hall
Photo: Kindly shared to us by J.H.
A dmu diesel train passing Hud Hey Bridge in 1963
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Patrick Baker

A more modern Market Place
Photo: Kindly shared to us by PS



The above three photos are St. John's Ambulance related


A nice aerial photo 
Kindly shared to us by Michael Mullaney

Back Paradise Terrace
Photo: Kindly shared by Joan Merrill


Back Pickering Street
Photo: Kindly shared by Michael Mullaney

Back Pleasant Street
Photo: Kindly shared by Michael Mullaney

Band Section
















Bicycles etc






Big Lamp Proclamations (photos supplied by Keith Burton and Alison May)







Blackburn Road and leading off:


Deans grocery shop on Blackburn Road
Photo: Kindly shared by Joyce Thorne


Showing procession on Blackburn Road near St James's Lychgate


Blackburn Road, Top of Prinny Hill


Blackburn Road across from current Market

Blackburn Road heading to Hud Hey with Wesley Church spire in the background


Clifford's Opticions shop on Blackburn Road


Haslingden Workingmen's Club, Spring Lane


Hud Hey Road showing Clough End Factory in the bottom
Hud Rake (now demolished) 57-61
Hud Rake at the back of Pinch Belly
Pinch Belly Row
Lower Lane building of new estate


Margerisons Haulage on Blackburn Rd nr St. James's Lychgate

John Deans Grocers shop and Dining Rooms


Church Lads Brigade passing Margerisons on Blackburn Rd Nr. Lychgate
Photo: Kindly shared by Joan Merrill

Old photo of Station Road or Pag House Lane


Old sketch of the fire from 1878 at Paghouse Mill


Demolishing of Trinity Baptist Church


Mr. John Woods old house on Blackburn Rd opposite to Prinny Hill
Photo: Kindly shared by John Simpson


Railway Road
Booth Street and Station Yard

Lead up road to the Railway Station - beautiful cobbles


Stott and Vizzard's shop on Blackburn Road opposite Market
Photo: Kindly shared by Ken Stott


Stott and Vizzard's shop on Blackburn Road opposite Market
Photo: Kindly shared by Ken Stott




Stott and Vizzard's shop on Blackburn Road opposite Market
Photo: Kindly shared by Ken Stott

The Hollies, on the corner of Rising Bridge Road

Paradise Terrace - Ranters Row - Blackburn Rd -opposite Regent St



Station Road (Pag House Lane)
Blackburn Road at Junction with Hud Hey and showing Wesley Methodist

Once the office to W.H. Shaws, which later became the mosque and now back to a private dwelling


Aerial View showing Bury Rd, Shoot Estate, Grane Mill etc

Backs to Piccadilly Street etc




Property which is opposite what was The New Inn or Thorn or Mary Hindle Centre or VIC Centre
The cellars were once a police lock up


Bury Road




Another of the property opposite the old New Inn/Thorn Pub



A photo of the "Halo" or Penoptican under construction

Haslingden Grammar School (or Technical School when this photo was taken) and
the Ebenezer Baptist Church prior to building work

a dmu diesel train coming under the bridge on Hud Hey on its way down to the Station
On the right hand side shows a little of Hartleys Scrap Yard


Marsden Square
"West View" the home of Thos Woodcock which later became the Municipal Offices



The Palace Picture House on Beaconsfield Street
More recently was Fletcher and Hunton Furniture warehouse
The Palace Picture House on Beaconsfield Street
More recently was Fletcher and Hunton Furniture warehouse



Spring Gardens, Bury Road
Spring Gardens, Bury Road

Spring Gardens, Bury Road





Warwick Street



Musbury Church Women's Carnival 1914


Top O'th Slate, Haslingden
Photo: kindly shared by JM

Carter Place Hall



Carrs photos:































St. James C of E School Flower Show 1959 (Click over to enlarge)
Photo: Kindly shared by Dave Rothwell
includes the late John Adamson, Ronnie Trickett, Dave Rothwell, the late Maisie Booth




St. James C of E School Flower Show 1959 (Click over to enlarge)
Photo: Kindly shared by Dave Rothwell




Clough End School 1903
Photo: Kindly shared by RA


Casting at S.S. Stotts
Photo kindly shared by Michael Mullaney


Cellars, Back Pleasant Street
Photo: Kindly shared by Michael Mullaney


Chapel Street
Photo kindly shared by Michael Mullaney

Church Lads Brigade going past Lychgate on Blackburn Road



Showing, Flip, Spring Vale, Waterside, Charles Lane etc




Co-op Clough End Branch No.9 (Michael Mullaney)


Co-op Store, Townsend Street 1926 No.7 (JB)


Cordingley's Bike Shop when up on Higher Deardengate (Michael Mullaney)

Cordingleys Bike Shop - Blackburn Road


Cordingleys Showroom (JR)


Cordingleys Advert (DR)

Co-op shoe shop opening on Higher Deardengate with Stanley Matthews
and Mankad (cricket pro)
Photo: Kindly shared by Jean Tomlinson

Church Lads Brigade - Cup Winners
Photo: Kindly shared by Joan Merrill

The original old Cattle Fair at Haslingden
Higher Deardengate
Postcard kindly shared with us by Keith Burton

Vale Street bus stop on Blackburn Road, Bob Gardners Shop

Showing Deardengate (Click over to enlarge)
Photo: Kindly shared with us by Alison May
DMU Diesel train just about to cross the crossing at Carr Hall Street
Kindly shared to us by Patrick Baker


A DMU diesel train just leaving Haslingden Station
Kindly shared to us by Patrick Baker

On the occasion of making the East Lancashire Regiment "freedom of the Borough"
Photo: Kindly shared by Jean Tomlinson

Ebenezer Baptist Walking Day 1935
Kindly shared by CH

Ebenezer Baptist Walking Day 1935
Kindly shared by CH



Dave Rothwell's grandad with his Model T
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Dave Rothwell


Engineers from S.S. Stotts Foundry
Kindly shared to us by Michael Mullaney


Coronation Parade - Carr Parkers
Kindly shared to us by LP


F. Bowker - 50miles in 7 hours
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Michael Mullaney





George William Fisher - Driver
Kindly shared to us by Peter Fisher

Fire Brigade photos
















Family at Carr Parkers Mill
Photo: Kindly shared by LP

 Haslingden Grammar School at Criccieth 1965
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Dave Rothwell
 Grane Weaving Shed Decorations
Kindly shared to us by F


Grane Road Methodist Church
Kindly shared to us by JM

 Haslingden Grammar School in demolition
Kindly shared to us by Dave Rothwell

Haslingden Grammar School at Tenby 1968
Kindly shared to us by Dave Rothwell

Haslingden Grammar School approx 1968
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Dave Rothwell