Tottington 1980 by Lancashire Life
The start of the transcription starts here: The italics are mine!
These are the individual pictures together with the comments on them from the article!
|Harwood Road (The Dungeon is on the right - I used to come hurtling down Harwood Road on my bike - the object was not to use any brakes at all from Gorsey Clough - Most time I managed it!)|
|Market Street (Reads Fish shop is to the left, just about where the shoppers are. The road goes straight to Bury from here.)|
|It takes more than a spot of snow to stop work going on in the Whitehead Memorial Gardens. Those trees on the left occupy part of the site of a row of houses destroyed by a flying bomb.|
|Tottington's oldest resident, Whitefield born Mrs Edith Brooks celebrated her 100th birthday las August. She is seen here with Sister Barbara, Sister in charge of Hollymount Convent.|
|At Dob Lane Head, the Printer's Arms is a reminder of Tottington's calico printing industry|
|Tottington was in the parish of Bury until 1799 when the parish church of St Anne was built.|
|Terraced Tottington, Bury Road.|
|The Old Lock up. The present Old Dungeon Inn is not the original one - that was a few yards from the lock up and is now two cottages. (more pictures and info here.)|
|When he's not running the electrical business founded by his father in 1952. Peter Duckworth is organist at St Anne's Parish Church. (This business was opposite the printer Arms if I recall correctly)|