Ormskirk, The Park 1895

Ormskirk, The Park 1895

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Memories of Ormskirk

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

Starting At School

I clearly remember starting at Greetby Hill C of E School in 1960. The headmistress' name was Miss Cobb. I then moved up into the Junior School in 1962, taught in succession by Miss ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Phil Angus

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

St Bedes

I was born and bred in Ormskirk and attended St Anns School in Hants Lane. When I was 12, St Bedes School opened and I went there. I remember it being very big compared to St Anns. Mr ...Read full memory

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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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