Old Maps of New Mills

Historic Maps of New Mills and the local area.

I was born in Hayfield Rd during the terrible winter of 1947 (Feb), doctor Leslie Millward walked through the snow and along a huge drift to climb into our front bedroom window to attend to my birth! I was subsequently named Leslie after him.I started school after Easter 1953 in Mrs Archers class at St Georges (...Read full memory)

Carol Jakes used to take me to school! The cinder path to St George's school (now tarmac and very steep) collecting wild flowers in the fields, swinging on the tarzan and making dams! New Mills Grammar School with bottled green uniforms and the dreadful velvet green jockey hats we had to wear the first two years. Local (...Read full memory)