Nostalgic memories of New Mill's local history

Share your own memories of New Mill and read what others have said

For well over 10 years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs. Why not add your memory today and become part of our Memories Community to help others in the future delve back into their past.

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Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

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Behind the Implement Gate you can just see a large house that has now been demolished to make way for a not very pretty estate. The large house was owned by the Calverton family who were considered to be very 'posh', and were often seen riding their horses around the village, they had stables on land at (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1949 and lived in New Mill until 1973. I clearly remember the Implement gate, what happened to it? We used to meet there as boys, close to the canal where we played football in a field known as "Sewage Farm Stadium" as it adjoined the open sewage works where we dug worms for fishing. There was very (...Read full memory)