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.

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

Syddal Farm Before The Shops Were Built

Syddal Farm was once the home of the Ashbrook family and originally stood on this site where the shops are standing in the photograph. My Grandparents William Hannah and their children Jack and Betty farmed there although Grandfather passed away in his forties due to a weak heart. I think ...Read full memory

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