Acton Bridge, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Acton Bridge and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Boat Club, Acton Bridge

Laurie, I remember vividly those days as if they were yesterday, strange to see the Jan mentioned which dad bought from the Faircloughs which was moored at Widnes Docks.Do you remember our trip down the ship canal to the boat festival? Our boat at the time was the gorgeous 32ft 'CORAL', Thornicroft powered, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Acton Bridge by Philip Guy

Acton Bridge

Hello Laurie My dad had the boat 'Jan' - I still see Roger & Jean from time to time. We still have a boat on the Weaver at AB, and she is called 'Triton'. I have a brother called Peter and my parents were called Peter & Mary - but can you remember my name? I once went out with you just to confuse you further. am now the Hon Sec at AB!! Hope to hear from you soon.

A memory of Acton Bridge

'Swallows & Amazons' (Or Our Childhood On The Weaver!)

My parents also had a boat down at AB called 'Jan' which was moored outside the cottage. The cottage was lived in when my parents bought the boat, but then the husband (Mr Noden I think) died and his wife moved to Weaverham (again I think). We have good memories of the club - rowing ...Read full memory