Ormskirk Market Day

A selection of local postcards 

Thank you to all those who have provided images for inclusion in this section.

Quite often the information on the reverse of a postcard is as interesting as the picture itself, a postmark can pinpoint the image in time, there may also be an intriguing message or a local address, all useful information for the family history researcher.  Where available, this information has been included with the image on the front of the postcard.



PR (Copied 2022)

Ormskirk Parish Church, 1920


Church Road Bickerstaffe. Posted 1910                            RB (Copied 2022)

Church Road, Bickerstaffe - postmarked 1910

Reverse message reads;

To Bessie,

With love from Nellie

Addressed to Miss Bessie Taylor

c/o Mr. Samuel Taylor

46 White Moss Road


Nr. Ormskirk



Church Street Ormskirk

RB (Copied 2022)

Church Street, Ormskirk



Cross and schools Aughton. Posted 1924

RB (Copied 2022)

Cross and schools, Aughton - postmarked 1924

Reverse reads;

Bickerstaffe, Friday

Dear Mattie,

If I am not on Ormskirk Station when you arrive, come on here as I am not going to Ormskirk until later as I have to go to the mission for three o'clock, so come right on to Skelmersdale, love Auntie Alice

Addressed to;

Miss M. Bickanstaffe 

16 Martin Street




Disraeli monmument Ormskirk

RB (Copied 2023)

Disraeli monument, Ormskirk


Knowsley Road Ormskirk. Posted 1920

RB (Copied 2022)

Knowsley Road, Ormskirk - postmarked 1920

Reverse reads;

Dearest K & C

arrived home safely, will write a letter in a day or so & tell you all the news.  I had a lovely time with you and didn't really want to come away.  Hope you have fixed up .... (can't read) love May xx

Addressed to;

Mrs. C. Bland

85 George Road





Old Mill at Aughton. Posted 1909

RB (Copied 2022)

Old Mill at Aughton - postmarked 1909

Reverse reads;

We will be down tomorrow, yours Liz

Addressed to;

Mrs. Clifford

4 West View

Stamford ...

Ashton on Mersey


Ormskirk from Gorse Hill

RB (Copied 2022)

Ormskirk from Gorse Hill


Parish Church Aughton 1906 edit PR

Parish Church, Aughton, 1906


Pontville Ormskirk. Early 20th century

RB (Copied 2022)

Pontville, Ormskirk. Early 20th century






Postcards received by Elizabeth Ellen Moorcroft, ca. 1903

(from Phil Ball)




Map Reverse









Scarisbrook Hall

Scarisbrook Hall Reverse

Ormskirk Church
Ormskirk Parish

Ormskirk railwaymen 1908
Ormskirk Station

Scarisbrick Hall 1815
Scarisbrick Hall

Skelmersdale Station

Moor Street market
Moor Street