Non-Conformist minister, but in a Church of England church, as the burial was going to take place in the churchyard. Before that time, non-conformists could not be buried in parish churchyards. Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the town in Lancashire. For the similarly named river which runs through the town, see River Darwen. Not to be confused with any of the possible meanings of Darwin. From top to bottom, left to right: Landscape view of Darwen, Darwen Town Hall, India Mill chimney, Darwen Jubilee Tower, Darwen Coat of Arms, The Old Chapel, Darwen Library and Bold Venture Park.