Memories of Runcorn

Ferry Hut

I, too, remember playing in the sand at Ferry Hut, probably around 1948. I remember the "tide" coming in when a ship went past. I cut my toe on some hidden glass and there was blood ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn

Runcorn At Its Best ...

This is how I remember Runcorn as a young person. You could buy anything you needed from clothes to furniture, carpets, anything! The streets were wide and chokka block full of ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Sheila Bax

Bridge Water Canal.

Yes, my grandad used to be a foreman.of one of the barges on the canal, his name was Thomas Hayes, he lived on Wiven Place.

A memory of Runcorn by John Millward

Delivering Our Daily Bread

The picture shown is of Russell Road which runs left to right centre of the picture. Every day except Sunday during the early 1960s I used to deliver bread all around Weston ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Brian Balfe

Ici Recreation Club And Grounds

When I look at this photo it brings back happy memories of when the club was a hive of activity of bowling greens, tennis courts, football pitches (middle of photo). As ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Linda Finnigan

Weston Point I.C.I Recreation Club And Runcorn Town

Memory, Saturday Night Old Time dance upstairs in theI.C.I Club. My father played there on the drums. I was there with a girlfriend and her mother ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Robert Welding

Caster Avenue

I was born at 46 Caster Avenue in 1951, my name was then Sue Riley. My mother was Lilly, my grandparents were Jack and Maud Clare who lived at 17 Caster Avenue. I have happy memories of ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Sue Ford

Parish School Sports Day

when I was 9yrs old my 1st memories of top locks were very frightening. We had our sports days on the fields in picow farm road which are still there today, but with the parish ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Carol Cooke

Weston Point Carnival/Rose Queen Fete

I remember the Rose Queen Fete well; I played cornet in the Widnes Borough Band who led the procession Circa 1961, I have a black & white photo of the head of the procession which I think was taken by a Weekly News photographer but I don't know if I can upload to this site or not, only just joined.

A memory of Runcorn by Geoffrey Boow

Charlie The Drake...

How we looked forward to a walk to the Town Hall park to feed the ducks, there was one really old and bedraggled one called "charlie the drake"?? or so my nan said!! Once in the Town ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn

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