Ormskirk, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

St Bedes

I was born and bred in Ormskirk and attended St Anns School in Hants Lane. When I was 12, St Bedes School opened and I went there. I remember it being very big compared to St Anns. Mr Collange was the Headmaster, other teachers were Mr Croft, he went on to be Head years later, Miss Beasley, Mr O'Conner - they were both pe ...Read full memory

Quarry Mount Childrens Home, Ormskirk.

I am interested in contacting the lady, Margarite Cooke, who said that she used to live at Quarry Mount childrens home. The house address when I was there, between 1947 and 1957, was Quarry Mount, Greetby Hill, ORMSKIRK, Lancs. The house belonged originally to Lord Stoker and was given to the Church ...Read full memory