Blackrod, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Blackrod and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Whitehall Lane

WE MOVED INTO [WHITEHALL]WHITEHALL LANE ABOUT 1964 AND STARTED DOING CAR REPAIRS IN THE SMALL GARAGE AT THE BACK.UNTIL. I HAD THE [NEW GARAGE BUILT ]ON MANCHESTER RD. MOT STATION..SOLD IT IN 1996/7 AND MOVED TO SCOTLAND .ONE SON ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackrod by t.mears.2011

Born A Blackrodian

I was actually born in the village at 328 Manchester Road and have so many happy memories of life in the village from 1962 the year I was born, until I left the area in 1978. The open fields to the rear of Manchester rd looking ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackrod

Whitehall Lane

I love Blackrod, even though I was not born in England and I am Canadian I do consider myself a Blackroder. We lived at the bottom of Whitehall Lane for 5 years and it was seriously the best time of my life, the people that ...Read full memory