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Towering above the 'Staff of Life Inn' on Burnley Road between Cornholme and Todmorden it was the subject of supernatural legend.

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All Saints Church, Harley Wood, Lydgate opened 1858 and was demolished in 1975 following closure.

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All Saints Church, Harley Wood, Lydgate opened 1858 and was demolished in 1975 following closure.

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The mill on Burnley Road was originally a cotton mill built in 1861 with subsequent extensions. Now occupied by furniture manufacturers.

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The C of E Church dedicated to St Michael and All Angels. The Grade ll listed church was built about 1902. In October 2013 it received a £85,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant to carry out restoration work.

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Looking across towards Cornholme Station which closed in 1938 with Burnley Road in the foreground.

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In the foreground Mount Zion Methodist Chapel; closed 1968 and then demolished although the graveyard remains. Down the valley the tower and spire of St Michael and ALL Angels C of E Church. The large mill behind is Frostholme Mill.

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Looking up the valley over the small mill town towards Burnley with the station more or less in the centre. The station had opened in 1878 and closed in 1938. The chimney to the left of the big chimney was for Law Mill.

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St Michael & all Angels C of E Church, Burnley Road, Cornholme.

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Pudsey area of Cornholme on the north side of Burnley Road. In the foreground the Todmorden-Burnley railway 'Copy Pit' line. Front right is the back of Frostholme Mill. Springwood Terrace is on the right nearer the top.

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The station on the 'Copy Pit Line' from Todmorden to Burnley opened in 1878 some 30 years after the line and the station closed in 1938.

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The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 'Copy Pit' Line between Todmorden and Burnley passing Wilson’s ‘bobbin mill'.

"Wilson's Bobbin Mill once dominated the village of Cornholme. The vast four-storey building, with its eye-catching clock bridge…

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A good view with the Todmorden - Burnley railway line and road in close proximity in the valley bottom. The spire of St Michael's and All Angels Church can be seen left of centre of the shot.

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A good view of Cornholme with Bobbin Mill Close in the bottom centre, and Stoodley Pike on the far horizon. The railwayis the Burbley Branch from Todmorden or the Copy Pit Line as it is usually known.

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Procession to Cornholme Parish Church.

F. Mills, Mayor

Councillors: Ellis Scholfield, Eric Dennett?, Bernard Crowther, Albert Marshall, Keith Cockcroft

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Back row L to R

Kenneth Jacques, Billy Jacques, Norman Stansfield, ? Greenwood?, Raymond Bairstow, Lyra Bairstow, Florence Dean, Eileen Beevers, Wilfred Beevers, Margaret Crowther, Jacqueline Marshall, unknown, Jonathan Stansfield

6th…

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"Bed of Roses".

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F. Nuttall (seated), M. Wilson, J. Davies, F. Dean, Bernard Crowther (on settee, Margaret's dad), W. Hindle, R. Bairstow, M. J. Crowther (seated), J. Lightburn

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Teachers: Mr J. Briggs and Miss Townsend

Back row - L to R

Lilian Crabtree, Florence Thomas, Vera Hirst, ? , Alice Dawson, Violetta Greenlees, Rebecca Holden?, Elizabeth Higgin, Alice Greenlees, Millie Jowett (next to Mr. Briggs)

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