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

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


Does anyone remember Joseph Easthams Secondary School? I used to go there when we lived on Newearth Road, Walkden and I used to walk up Hilton Lane every morning to attend. There used to be a be a farm on the left near the train bridge; it used to feel like miles away.

A memory of Walkden