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.

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


HI My name is : 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 ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by Mark Mith

Great Museum

There used to be a museum in the park with a huge stuffed tiger, the first time I ever saw it I nearly jumped out of my skin with fright. What a great park before they removed the boundary wall. I used to go stickleback fishing with a worm on a piece of thread and catching newts, great days as a kid living in St Helens. I'm ...Read full memory

A memory of St Helens by John Hayes