People

Elizabeth Harrison, 1908. ‘Characters’ abounded in the town and Elizabeth was frequently seen in the Manchester Road area. Often given nicknames as a form of affection rather than derision hers was Lady. Postcards on sale in the shop window include Towneley and Extwistle Halls. Jimmy Gannow Top ‘Silly Jimmy’ or ‘Jimmy Gannow Top’ real name James Pilkington was captured on a carte de viste photograph but he also appeared on postcard image of Gannow. Sage of Roggerham The ‘Sage of Read more>>