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
1882 Tram Accident at Ewood Bridge​
The Freedom of Darwen Moors​​
Some Local Place Names

Note Book of P.C. 23 Charles Whitehead
Darwen’s Last Hand-Loom Weaver
Mrs. Elma Amy Yerburgh
Blackburn's Waterfall Flood 1964​
Darwen, The Town in Other Days
Audley Refuse Destructor
A Vanished Community
Sarah Buckley (Blackburn's first lady Mayor)​
George Burnett's Diary 1862 - 1863​
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​​