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Here are some interesting articles about the history and people of Melling and the surrounding areas.
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Clementine Louise Rumpff ‘THE GERMAN LADY

 Every graveyard has a story to tell, and Melling Churchyard is no exception


St Wilfrid's Church Memorials

Step inside St Wilfrid’s church, and you will find a treasure-house of memorials to notable inhabitants of the parish.

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Ann Fenwick

Daughter of a Lancaster attorney, Thomas Benison

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Three Women at Swallow's Nest, Melling

During the summer of 1917, three women, all related to the Barker family of Todmorden were staying at, or visiting, Swallow’s Nest, Melling

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Lune View Garage

1960s photos and the Storm of 1990


Sir Henry Clayton Darlington

Owner and occupier of Melling Hall 1928-1946

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Melling Wet and Melling Dry

The Horse and Groom and The Shakespeare Head

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St Wilfrid's Primary School

Old School Photos

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The Way We Were

True stories from the Minutes of Melling-with-Wrayton Parish Meetings 1894 - 1944

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Melling Church

A History and Guide

by Martin Gibson

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