​​Cemetery Walk | Notable Names of Blackburn and Darwen | Explorers |  Captains of Industry | Celebrities  
Characters | Notorious Names | Founding Fathers

 
Why not take a guided walk around Blackburn’s old cemetery? With the aid of well defined maps and plans you can visit the graves of poets, heroes and giants. You can also read about the famous and infamous people that lived in the area.  Famous names include the singer Kathleen Ferrier and the “Chat Show King” Russell Harty.
 
Burial records for Blackburn Old Cemetery, Darwen and Pleasington Cemetery can be viewed on microfilm at Blackburn Central Library and Darwen Library.  Additionally, these records are also available online: Deceased O​nline
 
 
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