Great Harwood, Lancashire. In the 1960/70/80's

 

 

B-13 Ribble Bus, running to Blackburn Lancashire.                                    Robinson's Coaches -Always  'On the Ready'.

B-13 Ribble Bus.                                                                                         Guy-Bus, running to Burnley.

 

 

The last of the 'Milk Floats!' Heading down Queen street.

Great Harwood -Train Station.                                                          Trains - Running to Preston & Blackpool from Great Harwood.

 

   Black 5 pulling in at Great Harwood Station.

 


(Above)  The last of the Merrie England that 'Paved the way' for many Groups/Bands.

 

 Dave Wammy Walmsley - at Accrington College - 'Making a drill'.

 

My son Simon and I -  On Meadow street. Great Harwood. (Photo c/o Pat Walmsley).

 

 

The Bar that changed the 'Night Life' in Great Harwood.   (Photo c/o Dave Wammy Walmsley).

 

The 'Mercer Hall' previously a weekend Dance Hall that gave us so much fun.  (Photo Vaughan Whittaker).

 

The 'Butts Mill' - Birtwistle & Fielding Cotton Mill - (My childhood hiding place)

     Butts Mill Lodge - where Jack Douglas and I took a swim. (10pm at night!) Herbert, the night watchman never caught us.                    We were only perhaps 10 years old.

 

My wife Patricia & son Simon.  Len Hall is about (Somewhere!).                                        The Town Hall (Early days).                                   

 

Eddleston's Confectioners                                                             Football Club's 'Extravaganza!' 

 

 

Some 'Likely Lads' including one of the town's Heros. - Billy Holden.

 

                      Saint Wulstan's                       Saint Hubert's                             Saint John's
                     I started - HERE                 Then went to -HERE.  You cant play 'Skiffle' here- your not a ----- Saint John-er.    Then they pulled it down! WOW!

Some 'Great' Escapades.

 

              Saint Wulstan's Junior School Photo.

 

        At School!                                                                                                                At Play!.  

                            

   

                                         Learning the Game                                                                                                           Hastings - 20 yrs old.

 

           Holdens - Newsagents Shop St Hubert's road.      Wammy at Hyndburn Bridge Hotel. "Where have all the 'Donkeys Gone'       r                                                                                                                                                  I replied "They've taken another Pub"

                                                  Pendle Hill - a photo by Vaughan Whitaker showing 'Bowley Hill' Great Harwood.

 

 

                                                     Asterisk shows Birtwistle street where my father's car is parked outside our house.

                                                                               Aerial View of Top side of Great Harwood

 

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