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Widnes, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Life In Widnes

I lived in Beach Terrace until 1948 then moved to Christie Street. I went to St Bedes school and the Fisher More until 1955. I went to work at the Co-op in Albert Road,it was a great ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Mavis Thomas

Widnes Born And Bred

I was born in Moss Bank in 1945 and had 3 brothers and one sister; my maiden name was O Connor. We lived at 12 Brown St and I have many happy memories of my first 11 years there. ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Sheila Edge

The Old Coop Funeral Parlour Lugsdale Road

Can anyone remember if the funeral parlour was sited were the coop used to have its repair shop in Lugsdale Road? I can remember the repair shop, I did work at the CAB in the 80s, which used that site before it moved further along the building, above was the old theatre/cinema which I have seen.

A memory of Widnes by Graham Brash