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

Pickmere Boating Lake

My wife came across John Baylies memories of Jack Spence. I was the little lad who also helped bring water from the spring. I only lived over the fields and was always down the lake, I remember the rowing boats blue & white ones. The Royal Iris was a large boat, it took day trippers around the lake for a shilling. ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by Daniel Lees

Childhood Memories By Deborah Taylor Nee Barraclough

As a child I spent all my summers in Pickmere at my nana's caravan on a camp site just across from the entrance to Pickmere Lake. My nana worked in the Happy Hour Club, and also in Happy Hour kitchen serving breakfast to holiday-makers. We used to paddle in the lake, go out in the blue and ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by debbietaylor61