​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​New Articles

On this page you will find links to articles recently added to Cotton Town.
Please click on the links below in order to navigate to the relevant article.​

Frank Brooks: A Darwen Man at War
Paper Mill Mania around Darwen and Blackburn in the 1870s
The Darwen Paper Company Limited
Women at Peterloo

Darwen Street and Shops of Yesteryear
The History of the Blackburn Union Club
Private John Murphy​
1882 Tram Accident at Ewood Bridge​
The Freedom of Darwen Moors​​
The Blackburn, Darwen and Bolton Railway
East Lanc's Cricket Club
Some Local Place Names
Note Book of P.C. 23 Charles Whitehead
Darwen’s Last Hand-Loom Weaver
Blackburn Station's Missing Clocks

Professor John Garstang
History of the Cherry Tree and Feniscliffe Areas
Carl Kisielowski: "The man who introduced cigarette smoking to the North?"
Alfred Nuttall Mayor of Blackburn 1915-17
Darwen's First Women Magistrate

Mrs. Elma Amy Yerburgh
Barrel Making, The Cooper
Margaret McNamee
This Colourful World (Walpamur Film Unit)
Blackburn's Waterfall Flood 1964​
Darwen, Blacksnape
Streets Ahead with Paint
The Story of Paint
Robinson Bradley Dodgson
Catherine (Katie) Johnson
Darwen, The Town in Other Days
Audley Refuse Destructor
Samlesbury Lion Hunt
The Railway With No Passengers
A Vanished Community
Sarah Buckley (Blackburn's first lady Mayor)​
George Burnett's Diary 1862 - 1863​
History of Beardwood and Billinge
Elizabeth Ann Lewis; The Drunkard's Friend​
Ethel Carnie and William Hall Burnett​
Peronne and Maricourt​
William H. Grimbaldeston V.C.
Blackburn and the Women's Movement​​
Purchase of a Moiety of the Manor of Blackburn
Louisa Entwistle, Blackburn Suffragette