Tag: Charles Lane

  • The Charles Lane Misadventure (1909) | Haslingden

    The Charles Lane Misadventure (1909) | Haslingden

    With much of the country blanketed under deep snow and underlying frost that had brought hundreds of mills and factories to a close with over 15,000 workers within East Lancashire alone all being left unable to work, for children – it brought an unexpected break from their daily chores of…

  • THE DOWNFALL OF JOHN USHER (1905) | Local History | S2 – Ep4

    THE DOWNFALL OF JOHN USHER (1905) | Local History | S2 – Ep4

    Alfred Parker was a man of routine and on the morning of Wednesday, 9th August 1905 he would begin the day as he always did.  Up early, washed, made a relatively small breakfast and after saying his goodbyes to his wife, he would set off to work at nearby Carr…