Oldham Historical Research Group

MEMORIES & MISCELLANY
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OUR MEMORIES and STORIES

Have you got a story to tell or memories from years gone by?

If you have memories of work or home, school or leisure; sad or happy happenings; about your streeets or town; in fact, anything that you can remember, about Oldham and the district, we would love to read them.

Look at those we already have on the :
'OUR MEMORIES and STORIES' page.

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A 'MIXED BAG' OF THE USEFUL OR INTERESTING ...
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Thorp Failsworth Wesleyan sunday School Committee 1881

A 'MIXED BAG' GALLERY
of
Old or Interesting
PHOTOGRAPHS.

MORE READING

MORE READING

Books of local interest we have discovered, read, browsed,
found useful or just enjoyed :
* Print copies - library or buy,
* Read on-line or Free to Download
* Transcripts to read on this site
(examples below)

George Henry Hughes

A Page About
George Henry Hughes
'Cycle Stores',
Oldham

Transcripts:
* Historical Sketches of Oldham by Edwin Butterworth, Pub 1856
* 'The Oldham Battalion of Comrades' 24th Manchester Regt. Pub.1920
* 'Oldham Centenary - 1849 to 1949' On-going Project to transcribe Chapters.
* Extracts from Lancashire Writers & Dialect in Poetry and Prose.
* Relevant extracts from 'LANCASHIRE - Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes'
by
Leo H. Grindon, Pub. 1892

Queen Victoria in her coronation robes

Oldham Celebrates Coronations:
Queen Victoria
Edward VII
George V

minute book and photograph of 17th Oldham Girl Guide Company - Failsworth

Failsworth Wesleyan Sunday
School Girl Guide Company
-
17th Oldham
& selected pages from Minute Book

1923 Failsworth's new Pole arrives

It's 1924 and Failsworth erects it's new Pole

August 11th ....... the Pole is erected
August 23rd ......... the new Pole is unveiled
August 23rd ....... a Carnival in honour of the occasion

4 photos from the unveiling day;
transcript of a newspaper clipping;
image of 'Appeal for Contributions';
transcript of page overleaf with 'Brief History of the Pole'.

Steet Index of the Alan Godfrey maps in Greater Manchester

Street index for 24 of Alan Godfrey Maps
in the Greater Manchester area.
Map Scale 1:25000
Alphabetical list of 7,500 streets,
churches,and some physical
features etc
Each map is split into a 10 section grid, using the folds, for locating entries..

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