A to Z of Rishton "B"

Website Information

What's New?

Why not try the "Interactive Map" of Rishton, move your mouse over the map and click on the hotspots to open the page.

Search This Website

SEARCH

Today in Rishton..

Current Weather

Currently Unavailable

Latest News Headlines

Currently Unavailable

For more news on Rishton use this link

Website Visitors

(See the web stats page in the utilities section of the site for previous visitors)

Since February 2009 -

free counters

B

  
BA to Z Index, Page B
B OccupationsOccupations starting with B.
B Recipes 
Baiting, BullA brutal pastpast was bull baiting.
BakehousesBeautiful smells, and fresh baked products.
Baker, Harold Trevor, M. P.Liberal M. P. for Accrington from 1910.
Ballad of RishtonAn old poem that has been sent via email.
Baloch, Aftab1975 - 1976 Cricket club professional.
Bank Notes, Early 
Bank Notes, Portrait 
Bank, ManchesterLater to become the Nat West Bank.
Bank, Midland HSBCThe Midland bank, which was taken over by HSBC.
Bank, Trustee SavingsOr better known as TSB.
Banks3 banks once occupied the High Street of Rishton.
Baptist ChurchRishtons baptist Church.
Barden, DerekOnce the owner of a Local Engineering shop based in Daisy Hill Mill.
Barker, Keith1972 - 1974 Cricket club professional.
Barn Meadow Crescent 
Barn, TottleworthThe old Barn in the middle of Tottleworth
Barnes, S.F.1895 - England with R. Lowe
Barnes, WalterLocal coach driver and well known Rishton family..
Baron, JosephLancashire Dialect Poet.
Barrett, R.1892 Rishton Cricket Club Professional
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1878The full list of businesses found in the 1878 Barrett's Directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1881All the farms and Businesses found in Rishton in 1881.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1885The complete list of businesses found in the 1885 Barrett's directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1888All the businesses, farmers, and carriers from the 1888 Barrett's directory for Rishton.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1891The complete business listing of Rishton as found in the 1891 Barrett's directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1894The Barrett's directory listing of businesses found in the 1894 edition.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1897The full list of businesses found in the 1897 Barrett's directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1903The entire list of Businesses in Rishton, as found in the 1903 edition of the Barrett's Directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1906The complete list of businesses as found in the 1906 edition of the Barrett's Directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1909The complete list of businesses as found in the 1909 edition of the Barrett's Directory.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1912A Comprehensive List of all the businesses resident in Rishton in 1912.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1915From the 1915 edition of Barrett's. No more directories where printed until 1925 due to the First World War.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1925From the 1925 edition of Barrett's.
Barretts Directory Business Listing 1931A complete list of all the businesses in the town.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1878The introduction to Rishton taken from the 1878 edition 1 of the Barrett's Directory.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1881An Introduction to the town from Barrett's edition 2, 1881.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1885The Introduction to Rishton taken from the 1885 Barrett's Directory, edition 3.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1888The introduction to Rishton from the 1888 Barrett's Directory, edition 4.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1891The introduction to Rishton from the 1891 Barrett's Directory, 5th edition.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1894The introduction to Rishton from the 1894 edition of the Barrett's directory, 6th edition.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1897The Barrett's introduction to Rishton from 1897.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1903The Barrett's Directory of 1903 Introduction to Rishton.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1906The Barrett's Directory Introduction to Rishton in 1906.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1909The Barrett's Directory Introduction to Rishton in 1909.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1912From the 1912 Edition of the Barrett's directory, this was the introduction to the Rishton Section.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1935The Introduction to the town from the 1935 edition of Barrett's.
Barretts Directory Introduction 1947The Introduction to the Rishton section of the Barrett's Directory in 1947.
Barretts Directory Listing 1935A complete list of all the businesses and streets in the town, including farms in 1935.
Barretts Directory Listing 1947Every Street with the name of every occupier, and their occupation from 1947, as well as a complete business listing.
Barretts Directory Listing 1951(There may be spelling errors in this section as I have been unable to proofread this document due the original book being burnt in a fire).
Battle Song, GardenersThe Battle Song of the Free Gardeners Club.
Battles of the RosesA list of the battles of the War of the Roses.
BeachRishton beach. Nobody believes me!
BeechwoodBeechwood House has had many uses, Many famous stars came to Rishton to record their latest hit records here!
Ben Tobin1935 - 1936 Cricket club professional.
BenchesAll you need to know for where you can rest while on your walk.
BenchesA report on all the benches in Rishton from 2004.
Benjamin Heywood, M. P.1831 M. P. for Lancashire.
Bible CakeAll of the ingredients for this cake are found in the Bible (not literally!).
Bill Hunt1934 Cricket club professional.
Bill Merritt1932 - 1933 Cricket club professional.
Bin Laws 1927 
Birds on the reservoir 
Blackburn Magistrates Court, 1840The passing of a law in 1840 to form Blackburn magistrates Court.
Blackburn Murder 1876The tale of murder in Blackburn that affected Rishton.
Blackburn, John, M. P.Independent MP for Lancashire in 1784.
Blacklaw Farm 
Blind SocietyThe blind society in Rishton.
Bob MetcalfeOne of Rishtons Accrington Pals.
Bob Rae1937 - 1938 Cricket club professional.
BoggartsBoggarts and Rishton in Rishton.
Bomb HoaxA bomb hoax in Rishton.
Bonfires and Fireworks Learn about the various bonfires that have happened in Rishton.
Booklet, Methodist School OpeningMethodist School opening Booklet
Booklet, Power Station OpeningThe opening booklet to the power station.
Border PatrolBorder Patrol, be sure to have your passport ready.
Bottom End SchoolA school for over the canal bridge was once proposed by the Council.
Boundary MapA hand drawn picture of Rishton’s Boundary.
Bowling, Crown GreenA little about Crown green bowling in Rishton.
Boxes, East LancsBased on the site of the former Spring Mill.
Boy ScoutsOver 11s only for the Scouts.
Boys BrigageThe Boys Bridage in Rishton.
Brass Bands All and any information I have found so far on the Brass Bands of Rishton.
Bray, JohnBury Footballer 1965 – 66 season
Brendan McArdle1980 Cricket club professional.
Brewery, Fountain FreeRishton very own brewery.
Brickworks and Quarries 
Brickworks, Holt 
Brickworks, Norden 
Brickworks, Queen 
Bridge, Tottleworth 
Bridgefield Mill 
Bridges, CanalAll of the canal bridges through Rishton in one place.
Bridges, RailwayAll of the railway bridges and tunnels in Rishton.
Brierley, ThomasRishtons last Rag N Bone chap.
Brigage, BoysThe Boys Bridage in Rishton.
Britannia Mill 
Britcliffe, Sara M.P.The youngest MP elected in 2019, and Hyndburns MP.
British LegionThe British Legion, the collector of poppies, and helping our troops.
Brookhouse Millin Blackburn.
BrowniesAll of the Rishton Brownie troops, past and present.
Brownies 2nd Troop Rishton 
Brownies, 5th Troop Rishton 
Bubbles, TarRemember these?
BuddhismThe Buddhism religion in Rishton.
BuildingsVarious Buildings throughout Rishton
Bull BaitingA brutal pastpast was bull baiting.
Bull, Frederick1910 Cricket club professional.
Burials at Saint BartholomewsA listing of Burials around Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 01A listing of Plot 01 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 02A listing of Plot 02 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 03A listing of Plot 03 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 04A listing of Plot 04 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 05A listing of Plot 05 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 06A listing of Plot 06 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 07A listing of Plot 07 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 08AA listing of Plot 08a Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 08BA listing of Plot 08b Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 09AA listing of Plot 09a Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 09BA listing of Plot 09b Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 09CA listing of Plot 09c Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
Burials at Saint Bartholomews in Plot 10A listing of Plot 10 Burials at Saint Barthomolews Church in Great Harwood.
BusesBuses and bus stops in Rishton.
ButchersVarious types of meats were found in different shops.
Butchers FoodSo just what did a butchers shop sell apart from meat?
Buxton, Charles, M. P.Labour M. P. for Accrington from 1922.

References