Broughton, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

School And Choir

What a trip down memory lane I took when I saw this photo. I went to this school back in the late 1960s and early 1970s (going on to Fulwood Secondary School). Myself and my two brothers, Keith and Raymond, went here, the headmaster's name was Mr George Smithies, other teachers' names I can remember were Miss ...Read full memory

My Grandfather

His name was Ernest Ferrington and in 1885 he was born at 55 Woodland Street, Broughton. The family had just moved from Hulme, Lancs and my great grandfather George; his occupation was a coach viceman. In 1891 the census tells us they had moved to 20 Rylett Street, they were very near to Albert Park. Unfortunately ...Read full memory