Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Borough Council

The Townships of Hyndburn


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Altham township coat of arms Altham dates back to Saxon times.  The picturesque Parish Church of St James is mainly 16th century with a 19th century tower.  In the churchyard can be found the gravestone of James Hacking, and a memorial to over one hundred miners who were killed in November 1883 by an explosion at the nearby Moorfield Colliery.

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