Shirley’s Snippets

The Civic Society received an interesting inquiry from Utah, Ohio, USA.

Read all about it in Letter from America

 

15-10-1872 Lost on Pendle

1872-10-15 Lost on Pendle - Glasgow Herald

 

09-09-1938 perhaps we need to reinstate ....

1938-09-09 perhaps we need to reinstate ....

 

22-04-1865 fountain and fire engine house . Preston Chronicle

1865-04-22  fountain and fire engine house . Preston Chronicle

 

12-11-1864 Fountain has water. Preston Guardian

1864-11-12 Fountain has water. Preston Guardian

 

10-09-1864 Fountain to be erected. Preston Guardian

1864-09-10 Fountain to be erected.   Preston Guardian

 

 

19-06-1861 laying of foundation stone Commercial Mill Preston Chronicle

1861-06-19 laying of foundation stone  Commercial Mill   Preston Chronicle

 

06-08-1864 drinking fountain

1864-08-06 drinking foutain

1864-11-05 Drinking fountain

1864-11-05 Drinking fountain

 

26-12-1883 Black Bull license

1883-12-26 Black Bull license

 

18-05-1900 We now have the one but not the other 

1900-05-18 We now have the one but not the other

 

27-03-1908 Wesley Gypsy Choir

1908-03-27 Wesley Gypsy Choir

1908-05-27 Wesley Gypsy Choir

 

20-12-1946 Demolish 2 wells!

1946-12-20

 

18-01-1952 Pimlico demolished

1952-01-18 Pimlico demolished

 

05-12-1952 Yet another well

1952-12-05 Yet another well

 

01-10-1954 Union St. Chapel, Low Moor

1954-10-01 Union St. Chapel, Low Moor.

 

24-08-1956 Another well found

1956-08-24

 

09-09-1938 You couldn't make it up

1938-09-09  You couldn't make it up

 

1939 Pullman from Clitheroe

1939  Pullman from Clitheroe

 

21-05-1951 a problem for nearly 70 years

1951-05-21 a problem for nearly 70 years

 

25-05-1951 lesson in flagpoles

1951-05-25 lesson in flagpoles

 

30-03-1965 Another clever lad from Clitheroe

1965-03-30 Another clever lad from Clitheroe

05-09-1988 Quick build and change of name

 

1988-09-05 Quick build and change of name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18-05-1887  dangerous well - Preston Guardian

1887-05-18 Preston Guardian  dangerous well.

 

18-05-1887  Victoria's Jubilee - Preston Guardian

1887-05-18 Preston Guardian  Victoria's Jubilee

 

05-09-1888 Quick build and change of name

1888-09-05  Quick build and change of name

 

31-01-1941 Clitheroe castle 1723 1

1941-01-31 Clitheroe castle 1723 1

 

31-01-1941 Clitheroe castle 1723 2 -Arthur Langshaw

1941-01-31 Clitheroe castle 1723 2 -Arthur Langshaw

 

19-02-1941 James Parker-shops

1941-02-19 James Parker-shops

 

11-08-1950 Another well odment

1950-08-11 Another well odment

 

21-09-1956 Whalley as rarely seen.

1956-09-21 Whalley as rarely seen.

 

28-12-1956 wot elf 'n' safety

1956-12-28 wot elf 'n' safety

 

Council take over fountain

Council take over fountain

 

Argument over well

 Shirley 1

16-11-1895 speed just under our street limit now

1895-11-16 speed just under our street limit now

 

15-03-1896 poor Rowland denuded

1896-03-15 poor Rowland denuded

 

09-02-1900 cost of shopping - Boer War

1900-02-09 cost of shopping -  Boer War

 

18-08-1909 Drinking fountain on the move AGAIN

1909-08-18 Drinking fountain on the move AGAIN

 

21-01-1916 must not have been a sign

1916-01-21 must not have been a sign

 

12-11-1920 and NOW they do it

1920-11-12 and NOW they do it

 

01-03-1921 first mention of war memorial

1921-03-01 first mention of war memorial

 

01-03-1921 Keep and Stock's Well

1921-03-01 Keep and Stock's Well

 

01-03-1921one smelly place to another

1921-03-01one smelly place to another C.A.T. 1-3-1921

 

26-07-1930 Low Moor Mill for sale Yorkshire Post

 1930-07-26 Low Moor Mill for sale Yorkshire Post

 

16-08-1930 Low Moor Mill Burnley Express

1930-08-16 Low Moor Mill  Burnley Express

 

06-03-1936 Blueberries formerly Jimmy Clitheroe's

1936-03-06 Blueberries formerly Jimmy Clitheroe's

 

1945 - blitz & brandy

1945 - blitz  & brandy

 

1950 unhappy umpire

1950  unhappy umpire

 

Child drowns in well . Burnley Express & Clitheroe Division Advertiser

Child drowns in well .     Burnley Express & Clitheroe Division Advertiser

 

Christmas gifts

Cure for liver complaintsChristmas gifts

 

Cure for liver complaints

Cure for liver complaints

 

 

 

Clitheroe

 

 

08-09-1877 Advertised far and wide Coleraine Chronicle

 1877-09-08 Advertised far and wide  Coleraine Chronicle
 
 

06-11-1880 Fire brigade

 1880-11-06 Fire brigade
 

20-11-1880 Level crossings

 1880-11-20 Level crossings
 

03-09-1881 Low Moor Mill fire

 1881-09-03 Low Moor Mill fire
 

11-02-1882 Cattle disease at Bonny Blacks , Rimington

  1882-02-11 Cattle disease at Bonny Blacks , Rimington
 

11-06-1887 Jubilee . Burnley Express & Clitheroe Division Advertiser

 1887-06-11 Jubilee .       Burnley Express & Clitheroe Division Advertiser

 

11-06-1887 Jubilee Mill - Burnley Express and Clitheroe Division Advertiser

 1887-06-11 Jubilee Mill - Burnley Express and Clitheroe Division Advertiser
 
 

17-10-1891 new lamp and keep fountain Burnley Express

 1891-10-17 new lamp and keep fountain Burnley Express
 
 

06-05-1892 some things never change

 1892-05-06 some things never change.
 
 

18-06-1892 Fountain moved to cattle market Burnley Express

 1892-06-18 Fountain moved to cattle market   Burnley Express
 
 

22-07-1892 Barrow Print Works

 1892-07-22 Barrow Print Works
 
 

14-04-1893 Good ol' Mr. Lipton

 1893-04-14 Good ol' Mr. Lipton
 
 

29-05-1936 ladies; it's cheaper than Boots

 1936-05-29 ladies; it's cheaper than Boots
 

 12-06-1936 W.H.Brewer was examiner

 1936-06-12  W.H.Brewer was examiner

 

19-06-1936 All very well

 1936-06-19 All very well

 

1938 humour

 1938 humour 1
 
1938 humour 2

1938 humour 3

 

 

11-08-1939 A.R.P. H.Q. Mytton House

1939-08-11 A.R.P.   H.Q.  Mytton House 1

1939-08-11 A.R.P.   H.Q.  Mytton House 2

 

07-02-1941 Danger need not be colourless , ladies

1941-02-07  Danger need not be colourless , ladies

 

25-05-1951 Mytton House to be Council Offices

1951-05-25 Mytton House to be Council Offices

 

 

07-03-1952 That day has..... ARRIVED

 

1952-03-07 That day has.....  ARRIVED

 

14-11-1952 merger of Clitheroe Courts

 

 

1952-11-14 merger of Clitheroe Courts

 

 

30-09-1955 New lights for old

 
1955-09-30  New lights for old