Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Growing Up In Newton

I was born in the old cottage on the left, 175 High Street, in 1948, as June Glencross, my parents squatted there after the war, my dad became the local builder. In ...Read full memory

Earlestown 1949 56

We moved from Manchester to Earlestown in 1949. My father had taken the position of Transport Manager at the CWS (Co-op). We moved into the house at 1 School Street that ...Read full memory


On my grandmothers birth certificate in 1894 it states that her mother was called Isabella Green-Kaye and the address is 132 Mercer Street, Newton-Le-Willows. In the 1901 census it ...Read full memory