Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Lost Pubs of Entwistle - John Barlow

Upcoming Talk - April 2018

7.30pm at Longsight Methodist Community Hall
Wednesday 25 April 2018

Following on from last years talk on the pubs of Edgworth, and the subsequent guided walk around the area, John will now share with us his research into the pubs of Entwistle.  The presentation will include photographs and historical information about Entwistle hostelries, including The Crown & Thistle Inn, Duke of Wellington, Thompson Arms, Lower House Beerhouse, Whittlestone Head Tavern, The Railway Tavern, Whittlestone  Head and The Strawbury Duck.

Railway Tavern, Whittlestone Head, 1910

Monday, 26 March 2018

Eleven More Archive Images from in and Around Turton

Orrell Fold, Turton, c1938
Orrell Fold, Bromley Cross, photo labelled 1938

G & J. Slater Dunscar bleach works stamp
G & J. Slater Dunscar Bleach Works stamp c1909

Bromley Cross aerial view 1992
Hough Lane, Bromley Cross aerial view 1992

Bromley Cross Laundry advert c1900
Bromley Cross Laundry advert c1900

Bonfire at Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, c1910
Bonfire at Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, c1910

Egerton Barn, A for Ashworth, 1835
Egerton Barn, A for Ashworth, 1835

Affliction dug a grave for me; and time will dig a grave for thee.
Here's a cheery thought for you from 1853, on a
grave stone at Egerton United Reformed Church
"Affliction dug a grave for me;
And time will dig a grave for thee."

The Hanging Stone, Longworth Moor
The Hanging Stone
Longworth Moor

Turton Urban District Council letter head
Turton Urban District Council letter head, 1921

Toppings Farm, c1930
Toppings Farm, Bromley Cross, c1930

Chetham Arms, Chapeltown, advertisement
Chetham Arms, Chapeltown, advertisement from 1909