High Lane, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Windlehurst

My mum and uncle, Eva and Arthur Hadfield, and grandad Robert Hadfield, lived on the left when the riding school was a poultry farm. It would be 100 yrs ago, maybe longer. They used to tell me about a shop on the right owned by ...Read full memory

A memory of High Lane by Helen Carroll

Ye Olde High Lane

I moved to High Lane with my parents when I was 15 in 2000. It was a tiny old fashioned village, so tiny infact that there was only one house and everybody in the village lived there. There was one village shop (run by Tubbs ...Read full memory

A memory of High Lane

Windlehurst

Looking straight forward, the house to the left of the white one was the home of the Smith family who had several children. My grandmother used to pass on any goodies she had to them. Her name was Mrs Maud Ashton and she lived ...Read full memory