Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Ashton-in-Makerfield, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Ashton-in-Makerfield

Historic Maps of Ashton-in-Makerfield and the local area.

Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1896
Map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1896
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1896
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1924
Map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1924
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1924
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1947
Map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1947
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1947
Old map of Ashton-in-Makerfield in 1892

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Ashton-in-Makerfield from other years.

If this is the park north of Aston, I walked many times with my granddad. I was in Aston from the States, stayed on Old Road.

I worked in the office at Thos Crompton, as a wages clerk. I remember having to go into the sawmill to collect the time sheets. It scared me stiff seeing the saws whizzing round and the whining noise they made. My overactive imagination gave me a fear of saws which still stays with me. On quiet days I manned (...Read full memory)