Tag: Blackley

  • THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep7  pt2

    THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep7 pt2

    “The Burnley Sensation” as it was now becoming known had caused a great stir not only in Burnley but also that of Manchester and not even the hustle and bustle of daily life could conceal the fact that something of unusual importance was about to take place, and on Friday…

  • THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep5 pt1

    THE DARK HOLE CLOUGH BABY (1893) | True Crime – S2 Ep5 pt1

    On Sunday, 6th August 1893, three brothers who resided in Blackley, a small suburb of Manchester that has historically been classed as being in Lancashire, set off from their homes to pick blackberries from nearby Crab Lane.  Their trip however was cut short when a sudden shower caused them to…