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

Children's Convalescent Home Green Lane Ormskirk

As a 10 year old child in 1959, I had a problem with my eyes, crusty and red-rimmed and sore looking. I lived in the outskirts of Liverpool, and thinking the sea air would cure me, our GP sent me to a children's convalescent home in Ormskirk. I feel certain it was in Green Lane. The Home ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Chris Mills

St Anne''S

I was baptized, made my first commmunion and was confirmed, at St Anne's Church. I was chosen to be May Queen. I  crowned our Lady on May 7, 1961. That same year I went to St. Bede's School in September 1961. I then joined the Handmaids of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Anne's Church. I also sang in the church choir. My brother ...Read full memory

War Years

My name is Jennie Hazard my maiden name was Sephton, I was at Quarry Mount when I was 13 in 1942.  I originated from Southport.  I also went back to this home in 1980s to also discover it had been demolished.  I was unsure as to whether anyone would still be alive that remembered it or was there, I am now 85 and it ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Jennie Hazard