3 10, 2016

Armistice in Rossendale

October 3rd, 2016|After the War|0 Comments

Armistice means the ending of hostilities before peace negotiations start. At the end of the First World War several armistices were signed by different countries before [...]

3 10, 2016

Why did men from St. James–the-Less have to fight in the First World War?

October 3rd, 2016|After the War, Life at Home, Life in the Trenches|0 Comments

Between early August 1914, when the war started, and 1916 over 150 men from St James-the-Less had joined the armed forces and gone to war, [...]

22 06, 1918

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1919.

June 22nd, 1918|After the War, Life at Home|0 Comments

Before Rossendale and the nation could think of getting back to ‘normal’ after the war, a new, deadly, silent threat appeared during 1918. It was [...]

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