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Old Maps of Oldham

Historic Maps of Oldham and the local area.

I was wondering if anyone recalls my grandparents shop; Roxy Wallpaper. It was owned by my paternal great grandparents; Elsie & James John, and after his death in 1972, not long after i was born, it was run by Elsie and her daughter in law Lillian John. Sadly it was compulsory purchased by Manchester City (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)