Crewe, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Crewe

Browse 57 photo books on Crewe and the surrounding area.

Starting Work

I remember I was just about to leave school this year 1975 without a job to go to when a knock came on our front door; it was Uncle Ian Speake (as I used to call him). He said to me if I wanted a job (he knew I did not have a job) ...Read full memory

A memory of Crewe by Stephen Allman

Burtons Corner.

A foundation stone laid by Arnold James Burton in 1933 is to be found on the extreme right of this shop, just off the picture.  I'm sure this foundation stone used to be at the other end of the building.  The possible ...Read full memory

A memory of Crewe

Early Years Plus.........

Born 1933; lived in Lewis Street; relatives (Oldham, Mingay, Mayberry) in Walthall Street and Chetwode Street (candy manufaturing). Moved to Stafford, 1937 (Father with LMS). Moved to Bahamas (Eleuthera), 1966 (teacher and writer). Celebrated VE Day in the Square.