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Old Maps of Leek

Historic Maps of Leek and the local area.

Memories of Leek

Read and share your memories of Leek itself or of a particular photo of Leek.

I arrived in Leek, or more precisely Leek Brook, aged 4 in 1931. Later went to Miss Rainer's school. Father was sales manager at Joshua Wardle (later director). Many happy memories of Leek and its surroundings until I left for the army in 1945, never to live there again. Nevertheless have visited many times, largely (...Read full memory)

At the beginning of the war I was evacuated to Leek. I was only there until the Christmas but I remember going to school in a building called the Nicholson Institute and I stayed with some lovely people called Wagstaffe near Balls End Park. They had a shop where they sold and repaired watches. I remember that we used to go for walks on Sunday afternoons to Rudyard Lake. Audrey Frost