Ormskirk, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Roar Of The Motorbikes

I was one of a group of motorcyclists (the Lilacs) from Ormskirk who used to ride up Church Street, together there would have been 12-15 bikes, these were loud to say the least with the echo from the buildings in this narrow street. Now I think the residents must have been not amused. If anyone else sees this and ...Read full memory

A memory of Ormskirk by Colin Finch

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

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