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

Growing Up In Westhoughton

I was actually born at Wingates in 1939,..but we moved to Chequerbent soon after and lived there untill i was 9yrs old,we then moved to Westhoughton,62 townsfield rd,..I had two sisters Joan and Betty ( sadly lost my youngest sister Betty last year). my maiden name was Hastie. we spent many happy hours ...Read full memory

James Brierley B1779

I wasn't born here, but my great-great-great-grandfather was. He was christened in St Bartholomew's Church (C of E) in approximately 1779. He came to Sydney in 1813 as a convict. Any help would be appreciated. I live at Mt Annan, Australia, 60klms from Sydney. I haven't travelled very far ah!!

Born In Westhoughton

I was born in Westhoughton, I lived in 53 Townsfield Road when I was born, then moved to 8 Allenby Grove until I left at the age of 23 and came to Australia. In primary school I went to Sacred Heart School and then in high school I attended the Senior Girls' School on Park Road. I remember at Easter climbing ...Read full memory