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Old 24-01-2014, 12:00   #1
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Great Harwood

Can someone tell me

When and why did Great Harwood get it's name "Snuffy Harrod"?
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Old 24-01-2014, 12:42   #2
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Can someone tell me

When and why did Great Harwood get it's name "Snuffy Harrod"?
They used a lot of snuff in Arrod
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Old 24-01-2014, 19:05   #3
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My mum always said "scruffy arrod"
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Old 24-01-2014, 19:18   #4
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My mum always said "scruffy arrod"
Yer mam wasn't daft.
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Old 24-01-2014, 21:07   #5
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My dad told me my mum was a snuffy harroder.
He didn't explain the term but implied it meant 'posh'.
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Old 25-01-2014, 15:22   #6
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Depends what part of it - some of it used to be old factories and wasteland but up the hillier parts more well to do -rich. Smaller version of black burn really.
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