Walkden, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Walkden and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

My Home Town

Hi, I was born in LLay north Wales in June 1939, three weeks later we moved to Walkden. The family joke was, I was the cause of the WW2. We lived at 67 Westminster Road, just down from ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by David Norris

School

Does anyone remember Joseph Easthams Secondary School? I used to go there when we lived on Newearth Road, Walkden and I used to walk up Hilton Lane every morning to attend. There used to be a be a farm on the left near the train bridge; it used to feel like miles away.

A memory of Walkden

Going To Bolton

I remember all too well the monument in the centre of the crossroads with the A6 as I used to come up this road before turning left to go to Bolton (no 12 bus). Also used to walk up to ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by Lynette Foster

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