Ormskirk, The Park 1895

Ormskirk, The Park 1895

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Memories of Ormskirk

Family Ties

I lived in Ormskirk,  33 Thompson Ave, for 10 years till my family moved to Canterbury. I started school at Greeby Hill then just before I was going to Wigan Road we moved. My friends ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Michael Dobson

1939 45 Bomb In Yewtree Road

I lived just around the corner in County Road and was About 2 hundred yards away when the bomb dropped.I would take issue with the writer Mona Duggan in her excellent ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by John Parker

Ormskirk Parish Church

I remember going to this church to watch my baby brothers being christened in the late 60's early 70's and I always remember someone telling me that the church was really old ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Estelle Hall

The Saddlers In Burscough Street

Does anyone remember Mrs Price's shop? Her children? Her grandchildren? Anyone got photos of the old shop? I would love to see them.

A memory of Ormskirk by marion.m.kemp

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About this photo

By the 18th century, Ormskirk was already an important agricultural and market town, but with the arrival of the railway in 1849 it rapidly developed as an attractive residential area for Liverpool's prosperous businessmen. With the new houses came the park, a place for gentle exercise or relaxation and a favourite walk for nannies and their prams.

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