Davenham, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

A Quiet Haven Of Peace.

I lived next door to Davenham Church, and one summer's day, when I was about 7, I went for a walk around the churchyard. Hearing a rustling noise on the ground, I crouched down, parted some long grass, and found a baby ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Lynn Quigley

My Childhood Home

My parents bought the nearest semi to the detached house in Grovemount when it had just been built, I believe they paid in the region of £2000 for it. I was born in 1966 and this was my home until 1987, my parents are still ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Allison Daniel

Bert Price''S Shop

Bert Price's Shop was at the top of our street - Church Street. Bert Prices' shop sold anything and everything. From household buckets and dusters to DIY tools, firewood, fire lighters and paraffin for the heater in our ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Lynn Quigley