Oldham, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Saturday Afternoon Dances

Born in the front room on Belgrave Road in 1953, I have fond memories of visiting my grandad and grandma in their little house on Peel Street. A typical two up, two ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Angela Garcia

The Sweet Shop And The Imperial Cinema

From John Moloney; john@moloney.com I was moved to Oldham as an evacuee from Stretford in 1941 to live at 395 Featherstall Road North. The house was occupied ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by John Moloney


I was evacuated to Oldham in the early 1940s when London was getting blitzed and was taken in by Sarah and Levi Allen of 8 Bell Street, what a lovely couple. Just a one up one down on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Derek P Arker