Widnes, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Bankfield School

My family moved to Widnes in 1961, when I was 11 and we lived at 3 Nicholas Road, across from the Blundell Arms. I attended Bankfield School until we moved to Australia in 1964. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Paul Stevenson

Old Quarry

I remember the old quarry, where Quarry Court is now. It used to have straw or something similar in it, and me and my brother Alan used to jump off the top, into the quarry.

A memory of Widnes by Keith Davies

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. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Sheila Edge

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