Old Maps of Oldham

Historic Maps of Oldham and the local area.

I lived in Bourne Street (Born 1943) near the Help The Poor Struggler pub made famous when the landlord was the national hangman, Albert Pierpoint. I went to the Roxy cinema, Queens Cinema, Roxy Milk Bar. I attended Freehold Juniors in Werneth then Hollinwood Sec mod Incline Road, Hollinwood (left in 1959). Our Head Master (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1947 in boundary park hospital, as it was then. My mum and dad lived in Holt Lane in Failsworth. I can remember the Argyll Mill as a working cotton mill which was just down the lane. My mum was a housewife and my dad worked for George Dews in Oldham who were a construction company. I can remember him (...Read full memory)