Mottram in Longdendale, Greater Manchester

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Mottram in Longdendale, 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 Mottram in Longdendale

Historic Maps of Mottram in Longdendale and the local area.

Memories of Mottram in Longdendale
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My Grandma, Grandad and Auntie Annie lived on Market Street all their lives. They moved into the houses when they were brand new - they had a building at the bottom of the little garden which incorporated a flushing toilet and a coal bunker. However, they didn't have a bathroom and I remember sitting in the tin bath in front of the fire hiding behind the washing-maiden. We used to make ...see more

I cannot remember the exact year but I remember the shop (centre) and the houses to it's right. The shop was called 'Jolly's' and sold sweets and other things. The road was widened in the 1960's so the shop and houses were demolished. There now stands a garden with a lifesize statue of L.S. Lowry, the artist who lived just up Stalybridge Road.