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)

Hello does anyone remember myself and my two sisters, Maureen, Joan and Susan Humphreys? We lived at Minster Lodge, Ruff Lane, Ormskirk. 'Ada' was the nickname for the headmistress! In the 1970s... Let me know, please. Regards, Maureen

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)

Frank's father, Bill Shepherd, of Yew Tree Road, Ormskirk, bought Brandreth House in order to expand his business, C in C products of Moor Street. Frank was my oldest friend going back to about 3 or 4 years of age. When they moved into Brandreth House I helped in scraping off many layers of wallpaper which had been pasted (...Read full memory)

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