Davenham, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Buttercup Field

This field was behind our house and is accessed from a path that runs along the churchyard wall. From the age of about 7, I spent many a happy hour with my dog Shep - just wandering around the field looking at the Buttercups, ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Lynn Quigley

Davenham School, Leftwich.

This was my first school, about 1953 I think. I lived on Leftwich Green, Dobells Road and either walked to school or got on the bus - never would be contemplated for a 5 yr old today. I was in love with Elspeth Bell ...Read full memory

A memory of Davenham by Steve Povall

My First School

This photo shows my first school where I went from 1945. My father worked in the bakery, which was also a grocers shop.

A memory of Davenham by Keith Williams