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.

Childhood Memories

I was born at no 3 Sussex Street off West Street, Oldham. Our house had one room downstairs one upstairs. No back door you had to go up the street and down an alleyway to use the ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Pauline Kendrick

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

Born In Oldham

I was born in Oldham in 1944, we moved into a house in Smith Square just off Huddersfield Road in 1948 and stayed there till 1959. This house had no back door, no electric and no hot ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Frank Hartley

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