Oldham, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Did Anybody Know Ada Balshaw Who Went To Patricroft School

My aunt has a letter written by Ada Balshaw to her parents from "British School" Patricroft in 1882 - when she would have been about 10 yrs old. Does anyone know more about this school, does it still exist? And I would be grateful to hear if anyone knows more about Ada

A memory of Oldham by June Bartlett

The Farrow Family

I am trying to contact the Farrow family; Ramon, Alan, Terence, Stuart and others. I lived with their grandfather from 1941-1953, when I then emigrated to Canada. Please contact me at john@moloney.com

A memory of Oldham by John Moloney

My Holidays In Oldham

I had relatives who lived in Oldham and we used to go on holiday there. They were such great times. We would set off early in the morning with a packed lunch and walk up the penines to Hartshead pike. We would go down the fout and through Sally's Hole. The address we stayed at was Twelfth Avenue, Abby Hills, Oldham. Try ...Read full memory

A memory of Oldham by Margaret Gilmore