Walkden, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Home Town

Hi, I was born in LLay north Wales in June 1939, three weeks later we moved to Walkden. The family joke was, I was the cause of the WW2. We lived at 67 Westminster Road, just down from where the monument was originaly located. ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by David Norris

Going To Bolton

I remember all too well the monument in the centre of the crossroads with the A6 as I used to come up this road before turning left to go to Bolton (no 12 bus). Also used to walk up to the town at times from my home just below ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by Lynette Foster

Burtons Factory

Does anyone remember Burtons? My dad used to work there, Jack Gregory, if anyone remembers him. They used to take workers kids to the pantomime every year, they were good times. My dad passed on in 2004. I am doing a family search so anything relevent woul be very helpful. Thank you, R Mather.

A memory of Walkden