Ormskirk, The Victoria Water Tower, Greetby Hill c.1955

Memories of Ormskirk


I am interested in contacting the lady, Margarite Cooke, who said that she used to live at Quarry Mount childrens home. The house address when I was there, between 1947 and 1957, was Quarry Mount, Greetby Hill, ORMSKIRK, Lancs. The house belonged originally to Lord Stoker and was given to the (...Read full memory)

I moved to Ormskirk in the 1960s from St Helens. My name was then Whitehead - one not to be forgotten! I remember Mr Henderson, he was a gentle man. I loved my class teacher Mrs Sykes, she read lovely stories at the end of each day - I looked forward to this time, which is maybe why I adore reading now. I wonder if (...Read full memory)

I clearly remember starting at Greetby Hill C of E School in 1960. The headmistress' name was Miss Cobb. I then moved up into the Junior School in 1962, taught in succession by Miss Greenwood, Mr Tyndsley and Mr Hesketh. The headmaster was a benevolent man by the name of Mr Henderson. I can recall the steam trains (...Read full memory)

1959-1963 - I remember my teachers - Miss Newall, Mr Parkinson, Mr Glazer and finally Mr Hesketh (class 4A1); and the Headmaster, whose name I thought was Harrison, but others remember him as Henderson, so perhaps I am wrong. He taught us country dancing, which I loved enormously. I also loved singing in Mr Sellary's (...Read full memory)

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