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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.

Childhood In Widnes

Resident from 1941 to 1949-born Widnes Nursing Home (now Nursery School)-baptised at St.Bedes R.C.Church and attended the attached school from age 4. Swam in pond in Victoria ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Terence Gale

Hough Green

This is just as I remember it when I used to go to Hough Green station (the entrance is on the extreme left of the photo) train-spotting. All steam in those days of course. The scene is ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Eric Jones

Early Memories Of Widnes

I was born in Widnes in 1934 and lived on Lowerhouse Lane until I married in 1965. Then went with my wife, Shelagh, to live on Elkan Road before moving to Lowton in 1967 ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Brian Sproston