Ormskirk, The Old Workhouse 2005
Memories of Ormskirk
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 then. I started school at Greetby Hill, early, when I was only four, in January 1961. From the ...Read full memory
I lived just around the corner in County Road and was About 2 hundred yards away when the bomb dropped.I would take issue with the writer Mona Duggan in her excellent book in the Francis Frith history of Ormskirk when she says that only one bomb landed on Ormskirk and that there were no deaths. This bomb fell ...Read full memory
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
I lived in Ormskirk, 33 Thompson Ave, for 10 years till my family moved to Canterbury. I started school at Greeby Hill then just before I was going to Wigan Road we moved. My friends were the Hankins, Tony Dayley. It was a great place to live with so many families in the same boat as us, not a lot of money but a lot of great memories.