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:
Heel and Toe Polka
Sir Roger de Coverley
Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett and Julian Pilling with Mr. Holgate, 26 March 1960