Pickmere, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Platts Farm

I remember Platts Farm. My gran lived in a bungalow (a wooden hut really) right at the far end of the field. There was a small pond and a little stream running through it. We went there every shcool holidays and I stayed there all through the summer holidays, getting the bus from what is now Chrolton Street Bus station, yes on ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by Doreen Malone

Summers Holidays Were Invented For Fishing

I remember as a small kid growing up in England I couldn't wait for the summer holidays to arrive.  As the days drew closer I could hardly sleep at night knowing that any day now we would be packing our suitcases and heading to the caravan site for the whole summer, 6 weeks without any ...Read full memory

The 70's At The Lake

My memories are of living at 37 pickmere lane from 1969 age 7. My mum Beryl Owen still lives there now and I still live in Wincham. I will always remember the "bob bob bob" of the motor boats which I could here from my bedroom window. Mums and Dads house backs on to two fields and then the lake below it. This was my ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by antoneyowen