Warrington, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sad Demise

Sadly we see very few ships passing down the Manchester Ship Canal these days. When I was a kid I lived in Latchford not far from the locks. We used to spend many hours watching the ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington by Ian Miller

Happy Times

The building at the top of the picture with the advert on was a grocers called Hendrey Millings. I worked there as a young man and had my first encounter with the opposite sex!!!

A memory of Warrington by Leslie Edge

Where Did It All Go ?

Catching gudgeon at Ackers Pit and taking them home in jam jar (they died!) Swimming in Bridgewater Canal "Dukes`s" would you believe at Grappenhall! Passing exam for Boteler Grammar and getting a new beach ball as a reward (all other kids had a new bike) Sorry dad ...I know we had no money.

A memory of Warrington by Harry Roscoe