Barnton, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ay, Them Were The Days!

I was born in Manor Drive in 1948, in the white house at the top left of the picture. Each house from bottom left working up and then back down again was the Simmons family, then Coppack, Clewes, Fowler, Emptage, Lyons, Leather, Roberts, Keelty, Hulse, across the road, the Curbishleys, Liecester, Yeomans, Hornby, Banks, ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnton

Boat Road, Barnton What Happened To The Houses?

Hello. I've just been looking at a picture of the canal and houses at Boat Road, Barnton. The photo was taken in the very early '50's and I was thinking what a lovely-looking 'canal village' it looked - something that would be a tourist attraction or a film-set location if the houses had been ...Read full memory

A memory of Barnton by Paul Watkin

Barnton Hollows Photograph.

The photo described as Barnton Hollows, isn't in Barnton. The Hollows shown link the village of Anderton and Marbury. The are called Marbury hollows. The hollows are about 1.5 miles from Barnton R. Pilkington