Life in Rishton

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Among these links I am hoping to show a way of life which is unique to Rishton, the places are upon this site, which have brought back many memories, are only the tip of the iceberg.

People had their little quirks in Rishton, just like many other towns, but these quirks seem to have been passed down from generation to generation. People tell me their stories of Rishton, and I think, yes! I did that as well!

Did you know that the biggest single flag stone in Rishton is next to the Legion club?

So without further ado, here are some of the pages that I have created so far about Rishton life........

Brass Bands All and any information I have found so far on the Brass Bands of Rishton.
Bonfires Learn about the various bonfires that have happened in Rishton.
Butchers FoodSo just what did a butchers shop sell apart from meat?
CarnivalsProcessions, Carnivals, and Festivals. A brief history of carnivals which have been held in Rishton over the years.
Chippy FoodA brief idea about the food that people bought in Rishton.
CobblesThose square stones found in the roads and back streets
CreditHow goods were obtained without money.
DialectThe way we talk.
Donkey StonesAn old Lancashire Art, which has quickly died out.
Kids PranksWhat did you do when you had no money, as a child growing up in Rishton?
Rishton Facts Interesting? Facts and figures from Rishtons History.
Food FactsDifferent foods which have been eaten in Rishton.
HolidaysLocal holidays and some national holidays.
Queens Honours People in Rishton who have been awarded by the Queen.
IceWalking on the frozen lakes and canal.
Meal TimesWhat time should you have your meals at?
Racism Is there such a thing in Rishton?
RecipesWith various local treats for you to make and eat.
Tar BubblesRemember these?
Wash DayWhy was washing hung out in the back street?
WeddingsThe history of weddings and festive celebrations.
Wild Life Some of the animals and Wildlife which can be found within the district of Rishton.

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