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

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 live in Blackrod are amazing, friendly and true. There is a feeling of home whenever I go back to ...Read full memory

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 AND ONE DAUGHTER STILL LIVE .IN BLACKROD.TOO MANY PROPERTIES THERE NOW .TOMMY BARBARA MEARS

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 towards Aspull in the distance, catching newts in the pond over the fields. Remember Marshall's ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackrod