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.

Burtons Factory

Does anyone remember Burtons? My dad used to work there, Jack Gregory, if anyone remembers him. They used to take workers kids to the pantomime every year, they were good times. My dad passed on in 2004. I am doing a family search so anything relevent woul be very helpful. Thank you, R Mather.

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by Lynette Foster

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