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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.

Abbey Hills

Hi Eileen I do remember all your family and you didn't look poor to me always looked well dressed I am Sheila smiths sister so am a lot older than you I'm kathleen I'm more your Elsie's age we had a very flat ave. good for games like rounders x

A memory of Oldham by Kathleen Talbot

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


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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Barbara Aldridge