books and articles

County and other general histories

Town histories 

Thematic histories

  • Industrial Heritage – A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Colne, Trawden and Foulridge – Mike Rothwell, 2015

Photographic histories

  • Old Colne – John Bentley, 1986
  • A Colne Jubilee, 1952-1977 – Geoff Crambie, 1977
  • A Colne Festival, 1926-51 – Geoff Crambie, 1978
  • A Colne A-Z – Geoff Crambie, 1982
  • Colne – Geoff Crambie, 2000
  • Another Look at Colne – Wilfred Spencer, 1972
  • Colne As It Was – Wilfred Spencer, 1971

Articles

  •  ‘The First Purpose Built Cinema: The Case Against Colne’ in Picture House 30 – Jon Burrows, 2005
  • The Coln Book Society – Wilfred Spencer, in the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vol 110, 1958
  • The Plague of Blue Locusts – R D Storch, in Crime and Society, Readings in History and Theory,  Fitzgerald, McLennan and Pawson (eds), 1981 [Colne riots, 1840]

Other

  • History of the Plains of Tabor Preceptory No 110 Colne, 1805-1955 – Allen Exley, [1935]
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