Ormskirk, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My First School

My family moved to Ormskirk in 1960 when I was three. My father was starting a teaching course at Edge Hill and we lived in a flat over the coal board (next door to Clarks Shoes) in Church Street. Our surname was Byard back ...Read full memory

Ada! Headmistress

Hello does anyone remember myself and my two sisters, Maureen, Joan and Susan Humphreys? We lived at Minster Lodge, Ruff Lane, Ormskirk. 'Ada' was the nickname for the headmistress! In the 1970s... Let me know, please. Regards, Maureen

Bomb In Yew Tree Road

I lived just round the corner from where the bomb dropped (In County Road) and well remember the event. The bomb dropped beside a tree and there was in fact one fatality of the man whose house faced the tree, he was sitting ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by John Parker