I was brought up in St Helens and Billinge was a hilly country village that was five miles away. In the summer of 1949 or 1950 a group of us children of all ages took sandwiches and bottles of pop or water for a picnic on Billinge Lump. The official name is Billinge Hill but anyone who has lived in the area always refers ...Read full memory
My Grandparents (Noel & Doris Rigby) live on Newton Road, the bungalow roughly where the nation speed limit starts (probably early 50's, and my Grandfather had a Pit by Billinge Hill
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 64820 memories of 32626 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: