Barton Upon Irwell, Greater Manchester

Photos, Maps, Books and Memories of Barton Upon Irwell

Old Maps of Barton Upon Irwell

Historic Maps of Barton Upon Irwell and the local area.

I went to St Catherine's from about the age of 7 in 1958 along with my siblings. Some of my best friends were Sandra Humphries, who wanted to be a pop singer and I remember she had a great voice, Gillian Andrews, she also had a big brother at the school called Christopher and Lynn Wilkinson, her parents (...Read full memory)

This photograph shows the Barton Road Swing Bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal, taken from the Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct, which stands alongside this bridge and carried the Bridgewater Canal over the MSC. The swing bridge used to be a source of frustration in the 1960s before the new Barton High (...Read full memory)