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

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

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

Greetby Hill School.

I moved to Ormskirk in the 1960s from St Helens. My name was then Whitehead - one not to be forgotten! I remember Mr Henderson, he was a gentle man. I loved my class teacher Mrs ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Kathryn Brady

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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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