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.

Hulton High

I went to Little Hulton High School 1970-75 and remember walking up Madam`s Wood Road to school every day. We would go to the bakery [Hames`s] on Little Hulton Precinct to buy our lunch as 5th years. I used to run for the school and some of my year students were : Johnny Gregory, Roy Walker [ Wogga] David Metcalfe [Meccy], Gary ...Read full memory

A memory of Walkden by carol.hindley

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. Whilst I will concede there was a war going on my early recollections were of hiding under the table ...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 the East Lancs Road. They of course removed the monument later and it is now traffic light controlled.

A memory of Walkden by Lynette Foster