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

A Hot Summers Day.

My name is Paul.D.Dean. I am the little boy in the photograph. I was eight years old at the time. The year was 1953, Coronation year. It was a hot day in the school summer holidays. My house can be seen in the background to the left of the School. My mother had sent me to take down passing car numbers to keep me occupied ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Paul Dean

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