Category Archives: News

Photographs of Simms, amongst others

Some unique information has been sent in of late, including possibly unpublished (till now) images and tales from the ruins of Simms, amongst others. – thank you!  The newly added photographs are courtesy of the notes in an unpublished book by the local historian DA Owen.

Bomber Zulu 8799

Anglezarke Moor was the location of a tragic air crash on the 16th November, 1943. Wellington Bomber Zulu 8799 lost control over Hurst Hill on the moors, and all the crew were pronounced dead at the scene. Read the most comprehensive account of this event, online or off, at our latest article here.

The gory story of Parson’s Bullough

The farmer living at Parson’s Bullough became a widower, and he committed suicide here in September 1910.  He was 71 years old.

He had been suffering from asthma and insomnia.  His sons, Samuel Jr. and John saw a shaving mirror on a wall in the farmyard…  read more on our latest article here.