Memories of St Helens

Great Museum

There used to be a museum in the park with a huge stuffed tiger, the first time I ever saw it I nearly jumped out of my skin with fright. What a great park before they removed the ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by John Hayes

War Bride

I came on tonight to see the house I was living in when I left to come to America. I was amazed to see the Memories of St. Helens pictures etc. What a pleasure to see the pictures, and read ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by Joan Jory

Notre Dame Convent School, St. Helens

I used to attend the Notre Dame Convent School (or Grammar School, as it was sometimes called). I was from Warrington on an 11+ scholarship and had to travel in by ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens


HI My name is : Colin Smith.does anyone remember my mum and dad .Alice Mary and Teddy Smith.I remember the good old times in St,Helens going fishing in spoggy brook for stillte backs.and ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by Mark Mith

Post Office And Markets

I remember that just opposite to this photo was the main Post Office, with wooden floors, which echoed when a customer walked on them. Further along where the white building ...Read full memory

Badly Sunburned

We lived just near Taylor Park, it was a great place to boat and fish. My brother Philip got badly sunburned there back in about 1966. Oh how I'd love to go back just for one day as he died in an accident when he was just 17, poor thing never did say goodbye. John Hayes

A memory of St Helens by John Hayes

Parish Church, North Road

From 1964 I used to walk past this church every day on my way to and from Central Modern School. There used to be a joke shop opposite, we bought stink bombs and others tricks.

A memory of St Helens by John Hayes

St Von Tromp (Public House)

Hi there, just wondered if anyone knew any information or of any photos of a pub at 70 Church Street called The St. Von Tromp, which closed in December 1922? There would have also been a theatre/music hall in the area...? If anyone can help it would very much appreciated.

A memory of St Helens by Tracey Kirkby

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