Memories of Runcorn

Caster Avenue

I was born at 46 Caster Avenue in 1951, my name was then Sue Riley. My mother was Lilly, my grandparents were Jack and Maud Clare who lived at 17 Caster Avenue. I have happy memories ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Sue Ford

The Bridge

I lived in Southbank Terrace when the bridge was under construction. Daily we would watch each new piece of steel be erected, always wondering what tomorrow would bring. The biggest ...Read full memory

Weston Road Memories

I also remember Weston Road, that is the road leading from Weston Village down into Runcorn, via the Isolation Hospital and then down into Greenway Road. My father Owen Roberts ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by David Roberts

Ici Recreation Club And Grounds

When I look at this photo it brings back happy memories of when the club was a hive of activity of bowling greens, tennis courts, football pitches (middle of photo). ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Linda Finnigan

Building The Bridge

I was sat in my classroom at the parish school in church street and I had just put away my plastic counters after a hard maths lesson ,I was only 5 ( and 1+1 was very hard)my ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Carol Cooke

Brickfield Cottage

Yea, I used to live in Brickfield Cottage just across from the swing bridge, and I remember carrying Nipper over that bridge with a compound fracture of his thigh, as he fell off the Wigs sheds, lol, we were borrowing pigeons from the sheds, lol.

A memory of Runcorn by John Millward

Cemetary On Greenway Rd

Resting place of Mary Myers, wife of Arthur of Sandy Lane, Weston Point.

A Little Unmodernised Terrace House

Ah! How I well remember sharing times in a little unmodernised terraced house that my friend rented in Highlands Road in the early 1970s. The house was a little 2 ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by José Riley

The Manchester Ship Canal

My grandfather helped to build that magnificent "water road" for ships heading inland with their wealth of cargo. I remember as a girl watching with awe as these (what ...Read full memory

A memory of Runcorn by Gillian Zuehlke

Weston Point Carnival/Rose Queen Fete

I remember the Rose Queen Fete well; I played cornet in the Widnes Borough Band who led the procession Circa 1961, I have a black & white photo of the head of the procession which I think was taken by a Weekly News photographer but I don't know if I can upload to this site or not, only just joined.

A memory of Runcorn by Geoffrey Boow

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