Ormskirk, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Highgate School

I remember so well my first day at primary school in 1943. I was in Miss Barnes' class, there was a wooden and glass partition between that and the next door class of Miss Martin. I was terrified, the noise seemed so intense ...Read full memory

A memory of Hawkhurst by Pauline Sims

Celebrating V E Day

On this 70th Anniversary of V E day, I remember going to the Victoria Hall with my family, friends and neighbours for a lively celebration. This was my first introduction to the Hokey Cokey, Knees up Mother Brown and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hawkhurst by Pauline Sims

The Johnson Family Of Hawkhurst Who Had The Blacksmiths

I just wondered if anyone remembers any of the Johnson family from Hawkhurst, Benjamin Johnson had the Blacksmiths which is now the Garage and Albert Charles Johnson also worked there. He ...Read full memory