Brinnington, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I remember Mr Needham from the Spar. My gran worked in Ainsworth cake shop. The smell of the chip shop. Powells. You could buy records from there and and clothes! Martin from the post office run by Mrs Dodd? And the drapers where we bought liberty bodices from ... And I'm not yet 50!

A memory of Brinnington by Annie Smith


I remember coming back from watching United in the semi final at Villa Park and we went to Brinny Sec to watch the Hollies in the school hall. We saw them many times after that at the Kingfisher and Stockport town hall.

A memory of Brinnington by Phil Marsh

Brinny Football Club

I remember watching Brinny play home and away with my cousin Ronnie. We used to get a lift off Ken Dean, the manager (and local barber). The team was the best Sunday league side in Stockport; Reg Adie in goal, Roy Stockton, Brian Bowers, Joey Jones, Billy Appleyard, Bernard Leggat and Colin (Farrel, I think - sorry ...Read full memory

A memory of Brinnington by Phil Marsh