Memories of Runcorn

Oh Happy Days

Yes I remember spending most of our (my brother John and I) summer holidays playing on Runcorn Hills. Both parents worked and so most mornings, weather permitting, we would head off to ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by David Roberts

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

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 Hill On A Summer's Day

Runcorn Hill was a wild place when I knew it back in the early 1960s. I remember even now the smell of the trees and the shade they brought on hot summer days. Yes, we ...Read full memory

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

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

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

The Manchester Ship Canal

My grandfather helped to build that magnificent "water road" for ships heading inland with their wealth of cargo. I remember as a girl watching with awe as these (what seemed ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Gillian Zuehlke

Rose Street

I was brought up in Rose Street - I was born in 1969. I used to drink in the Queens. Walk down Rose Street now, hardly know anyone. I moved from Widnes in 2000 to Southport.

A memory of Runcorn by Paul Arrowsmith

Weston Road Memories

I also remember Weston Road, that is the road leading from Weston Village down into Runcorn, via the Isolation Hospital and then down into Greenway Road. My father Owen Roberts ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by David Roberts

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