Ormskirk Market Day

W Lancs coat of arms

News update


Next meeting...

Wednesday 24th July 2024

Inns and Beerhouses of Ormskirk

Dot Broady-Hawkes

Guide Hut, Moorgate, Ormskirk (Opposite Hesford's) L39 4RU

Doors open 7pm, AGM starts 7.30pm

Refreshments available, all welcome

 Next Ormskirk Library Family History Helpdesk

Monday 5th Agust 2024

10.30 a.m.- 11.30 a.m.

See "Events" and "Meetings" pages for details of upcoming events.

Copies of some photos from the Ormskirk Old People's Club, Moorgate, Ormskirk. The photos are mainly from the '50s and '60s - some have annotations, but unfortunately many don’t. Please let us know if you recognise anything.


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Ormskirk Old Peoples Club in the 1950s



The same building in 2023, West Lancashire Wellbeing Centre

#1a:                                   [Now the Age UK premises - https://goo.gl/maps/6DBBJhFBxHoeAnav9]


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#2:  Opening of the Club gate in Moorgate 13th April 1957. Left to right...

Mr. John Prescott, Chairman of the Ormskirk Welfare Committee 
Mrs. Bennett
Mr. Fitch and Mr. Les Sharp (background)
Mr. Bennett, Chairman of Ormskirk Urban District Council
Mr. John Barton, Hon. Secretary Old People’s Club

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#3: “Men members playing dominoes”


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#7 (on back)


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Ormskirk Church
Ormskirk Parish

Ormskirk railwaymen 1908
Ormskirk Station

Scarisbrick Hall 1815
Scarisbrick Hall

Skelmersdale Station

Moor Street market
Moor Street