Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Mozaics

I lived just a few hundred yards from St John's Church and attended mass every Sunday as well as Stations of the Cross or Benediction on Sunday Nights. There is an amazing area of mozaic behind the altar. I also attended the school ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Marcia Cotton

1947 Onward

I also remember there was a slaughter house on (think it was) Blackwater Street, or it could have been Toad Lane. There was a pub across from it called Dusty Miller that was next door to Marsh's cafe. I too remember the shop on ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Lennie Capuano

Fond Memories

I used to work in the High Class Department Store opposite to The Walk. It was owned by the Haworth family, with the gentleman's outfitters next door owned by another member of the same family. When the store was ready for ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Lynne Wood