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Warrington maps

Historic maps of Warrington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and Samuel Lewis.   View all Warrington maps

Warrington area books

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Memories of Warrington

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Childhood

Manchester Ship Canal c1965, Warrington
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My friend and I would await the arrival of American ships on their way to Manchester. We would shout "got any gum chum?!" to the crews. We would occasionally be rewarded by a packet of sweets being thrown from the ship. Far tastier than the English equivalent!

WHERE IS THIS??

Marshall Gardens c1960, Warrington
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Marshall Gardens looks beautiful...where was it?? and why was it named Marshall Gardens....only ask because a lot of my ancestors were named Marshall!!!

Toft Bakery

Bridge Street c1950, Warrington
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As a child I remember having family gatherings in my grandfather's bakery, Tofts Bakery, where he lived above.

Buckley St

Winwick Road c1965, Warrington
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Dear Francis Frith, We are, 10 Buckley St, mum & dad. Elsie & Billy Connor.

Millings Shop

Market Gate c1965, Warrington
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I also remember going in Millings as a little girl, I was fascinated by the money being carried in the metal tube going up in the roof, I always went in every week with my parents.

St. Mary's Church

St Mary's Catholic Church Interior 1895, Warrington
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I used to be an Altar Boy at St. Mary's and went to St. Mary's School. I did not realize that the church was that old.

Queen's Visit to Warrington

Academy And Cromwell Statue 1901, Warrington
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I was stationed at the Burtonwood army depot near Warrington in 1967 through to 1969. I remember taking pictures of the Queen's vehicle as they drove past me. I have four wonderful pictures of the vehicle the Queen was riding in and of the people on the street watching as the Queen drove by. You can see the advertisements on the bill boards ... a tea advertisment. I currently live in Florence, Kentucky in the USA.

The Queen's Visit.

Academy And Cromwell Statue 1901, Warrington
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I remember as a youngster my mum and dad talking of the Queen's forthcoming visit to Warrington and how the statue of Oliver Cromwell was to be covered so as not to upset her. They eventually moved the statue to a less visible place and the side of the Academy.

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