Davenham, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Childhood Memories Of This Lovely Village.

In the Easter of 1959, I was six years old and that is when I moved into Church Croft, Church Street, Davenham. On the day that we moved, I recall my dad telling the driver of the removal van that he should drive to "Davenham Roundabout" and then turn off into the village. Although I had been ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Lynn Quigley

My Dads Childhood Memories

I grew up in Davenham and so did my dad, Terence Littlemore. He's now in his late eighties and loves telling us stories about when he was a small boy and how hard life was then...but very enjoyable. Before he went to school (in Davenham) he would deliver milk for Horace Foden on his milk cart which was pulled by a ...Read full memory

Childhood Home.

This view of Davenham Church shows the house in which I grew up. The property, the former vicarage, had been split into semi's and I lived in the left hand side as you look - Church Croft. I lived there for 17 years - from Easter 1959 and I love the house to this day!

A memory of Davenham by Lynn Quigley