Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Leigh, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Leigh

Historic Maps of Leigh and the local area.

I wonder where my class mates from Leigh school are now (ie the Years from 1940 to 1946) Ken Hatton ,John Beadle May Botting Judy Behag, Margaret Harrinton, Mildred and Audrey Everest John Couling Eileen Huggett and John Hugget.

In the Leigh Surrey Website headed "History from Parishioners" is a photo of the Forge, Leigh taken around 1900. The people in the picture from right to left are; In the doorway Mr Frank Flint who later ran the Petrol station Mr George Flint the village blacksmith who was badly kicked by a shire horse and died of these injuries several months later on Christmas Eve 1909. Mr Salmon who worked for Mr ...see more