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.

Growing Up In Abbeyhills

I was born at 102, 12th Avenue, Abbehills, my maiden name being O'Brien. I have very fond memories of my childhood and the freedom that we had to roam around the rolling hills ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Eileen Hagan


I remember going shopping in Oldham markets with my mother, there used to be a man sat on a trolley just inside the door (he had no legs I think he used to beg for money) as soon as he saw a copper ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Barbara Aldridge

School Friends From Hollinwood Secondry Modern

Born in Oldham in 1947, 3 Jenny Street, Hollinwood. Went to Limehurst Junior School, then attended Hollinwood Secondary Modern in 1958. Emigrated to ...Read full memory

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