Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Borough Council

The Townships of Hyndburn

Altham

View pages in this section

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.

How useful was this information?

Hello Guest,

Please rate how useful you found this information by clicking on a star rating below. 1 being poor and 5 being excellent.

This page has been rated 4.1 out of 5 from 8 ratings.

Contact the Council

Telephone: +44 (0) 1254 388 111

Send your feedback or find key contact details.