Parkgate, Cheshire (near Grotto Ho)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Parkgate

I grew up in Parkgate. Now reside in California where I have lived since 1981. I believe the grocery store which is now an art gallery was Howes and Mr Chow's was Prossors store. Remember buying sweets from 'Mr Dooley'. Anyone remember him?

A memory of Parkgate

The Parade

This is the stretch of the Parade past the Donkey Stand and Balcony House, the Copper Grill restaurant is in sight before Little Lane at the side of the famous Nicholl's ice cream shop. The Copper Grill is now some kind of ...Read full memory

A memory of Parkgate by Stuart Hill

My Grandma And My Mother.

I was so pleased to see this photo in a Francis Frith book. The two ladies in the foreground are my Grandma and my Mother. Grandma was Mrs. Archie Turner (1892-1974) who lived in Whitford Road, Birkenhead. My Mother, ...Read full memory