Dancing master from Clitheroe, Lancashire.  Active about 1888.  Born. c 1862.

As well as probably reaching in Clitheroe, Mr. Blackburn is known to have run classes in Downham, Lancashire.

He perhaps taught Tom Holgate.

He probably taught the following dances:

Barn Dance
Circassian Circle
Heel and Toe Polka
Lancers
Polka Mazourka
Polka
Quadrilles
Schottische
Scotch Reel
Sir Roger de Coverley
La Varsoviana
Waltz
Waltz Cotillion

Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett and Julian Pilling with Mr. Holgate26 March 1960