Monthly Archives: April 2014

Penwortham – a Fairy Funeral

Near St Mary’s Church, be wary of laying eyes on the Fairy Funeral, for such a sighting foretells your death! It is said that two men were walking this way late one night, at the dangerous hour of midnight. One … Continue reading

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Blackburn; Byrom Street Fire Station

Records show that there has been a Fire Brigade in Blackburn since at least 1794, based in a variety of locations before finally settling at Byrom Street in 1921. Over 30 cottages in the vicinity were also Fire Brigade property, … Continue reading

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