Bramhall, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Times At The Victoria Hotel The Vic

My father ran this wonderful pub, Edward Armstrong. Our family lived there from 1950, s my early memories were of a grand staircase , a smoky bar , clattering of glasses, laughter , noise, great atmosphere. Lunchtime was busy, my mother Marie, spent most of her time making sandwiches for the luncheoners ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by tessa.stonier

The 50s And 60s

I lived with my parents,  Ralph and Joan, "Bindy" and sister Judy,  on Birchway, off Ack Lane East, then we moved to 17 Atholl Road.  There were several families with children who my sister and I  spent a lot of time with - Johnny Catlow at the top of the road,  Elizabeth in the house opposite, Robert ...Read full memory

Wrens Nest Bramhall Lane

I remember when I was about six, we lived in Peterborough and had travelled to Bramhall to visit my Grandparents Joe and Harriette Morris who lived at Wrens Nest #1 Bramhall Lane, There was a grassy area in front of the house where we parked our caravan. I have a copy of a painting of the cottage that was painted by ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by Stuart Hook