Pickmere, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Gran & Grandad Jack Spencer

Jack & Unice Spencer were my grandparents, they owned the boats on Pickmere Lake. My life after the war was idillic when living with them, thousands flocked from Salford & Manchester to camp, fish and row my ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by John Bailey

Going To School At G.B.  1940

In the forties, we would cycle past this pond on the left then turn left towards Gt Budwarth [think that's how you spell it], passing a small woodland with sandy banks, eventually arriving at Gt Budworth, down an ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere by Brenda Burton

The Dodgems

There used to be a little cabin in a corner of the dodgems. My brother Geof used to play. If you remember anything about those days please get in touch. I suppose you could say he was a disc jockey. I would like to know if anyone ...Read full memory

A memory of Pickmere