Westhoughton, Greater Manchester

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Westhoughton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Westhoughton

Historic Maps of Westhoughton and the local area.

I was actually born at Wingates in 1939,..but we moved to Chequerbent soon after and lived there untill i was 9yrs old,we then moved to Westhoughton,62 townsfield rd,..I had two sisters Joan and Betty ( sadly lost my youngest sister Betty last year). my maiden name was Hastie. we spent many happy hours (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1954. My parents were Bill and Renee Ashton, sisters Margaret, Isabel and Irene. My father was in charge of parks and cemeteries in Westhoughton until reorganisation circa 1973 when he became superintendent of parks, Bolton South. Mother was president of towns womens guild and both were active members of Bethel and local charities. Lots of Howfen memories, anybody same@?:???