Station Name: ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD
[Source: Paul Wright]
William Walsh station master at Ashton-in-Makerfield station probably from shortly after its opening in 1900 until he retired around 1930. In 1901 has was station master at Culcheth but was resident at Ashton in Makerfield by 1905. Walsh lived in Beech Villas which was adjacent to the station. William Walsh died in 1939 aged 74 years.