Ormskirk, The Park 1895

Ormskirk, The Park 1895

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Memories of Ormskirk

Frank Shepherd

Frank's father, Bill Shepherd, of Yew Tree Road, Ormskirk, bought Brandreth House in order to expand his business, C in C products of Moor Street. Frank was my oldest friend going back ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by John Parker

Quarry Mount Childrens Home, Ormskirk.

I am interested in contacting the lady, Margarite Cooke, who said that she used to live at Quarry Mount childrens home. The house address when I was there, ...Read full memory

War Years

My name is Jennie Hazard my maiden name was Sephton, I was at Quarry Mount when I was 13 in 1942.  I originated from Southport.  I also went back to this home in 1980s to also ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Jennie Hazard

Country Dancing!

1959-1963 - I remember my teachers - Miss Newall, Mr Parkinson, Mr Glazer and finally Mr Hesketh (class 4A1); and the Headmaster, whose name I thought was Harrison, but others remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Rachel Duerden

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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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