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Bowdon, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Family Tree

Three generations of my family have lived in Bowdon. One of the small cottages on the left of the picture was my first home. I was Christened and Married at St. Mary's Church. My Great Grandparents, Grandparents, Parents, and my Sister are all buried in the Church yard.

A memory of Bowdon by Jan Gardner

Shopping At Brooks

We grew up in Stamford Road and, at the time this photo was taken, I was 8. I remember our mother taking us shopping with my younger brother and sister as walked from our house to Brooks which for us was the most wonderful bazaar, full of colour and all sorts of goodies that we hoped our mother would buy. It always smelt ...Read full memory

A memory of Bowdon by Martin Proctor