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St Helens, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Rivington Road Primary School

I was curious to know if anyone remembered the school in the erly 60s- I enjoyed my time at Rivington Road- remember the bluebells near the school and love them to this day. We had a trainee teacher who really inspiredd me- even now I remeber making water clocks and dying fabric like they did in Roman times- I ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens


HI, Colin Smith.does anyone remember my mum and dad .Alice Mary and Teddy Smith.I remember the good old times in St,Helens going fishing in spoggy brook for stillte backs.and the old Taylor Park and Victoria park when you go stay out and play.We used to play out till all hours playing bung off.the base camp was a tall gas lamp ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by Mark Mith

War Bride

I came on tonight to see the house I was living in when I left to come to America. I was amazed to see the Memories of St. Helens pictures etc. What a pleasure to see the pictures, and read some of the memories. I remember all the places. I am 85 years old, I left to join my husband in April 1946. I arrived in New York on the ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by Joan Jory