Warrington, Town Hall, New Gates 1895

Warrington, Town Hall, New Gates 1895

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Memories of Warrington

Victoria Park Latchford

I remember when there used to be a place in Victoria Park, Latchford, called `The Pavillion'. It had a row of bushes beside it - dividing it from a sunken paddling pond that had rather ornate brick walls around it ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington

Latchford Locks

I used to stay with my Aunt at Brian Avenue during the late 1940s early 1950s and whilst there my daily activity was to cycle to Latchford and watch the boats passing through the locks. As a previous person has stated, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington by Mike Brady

St. Mary's Church

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.

A memory of Warrington by Tom Screawn

Sad Demise

Sadly we see very few ships passing down the Manchester Ship Canal these days. When I was a kid I lived in Latchford not far from the locks. We used to spend many hours watching the ships pass through the locks on there way to ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington by Ian Miller

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History

These ornamental gates had only recently been erected when this picture was taken. Probably the most interesting monument in the town is the altar tomb of Sir John and Lady Butler who were murdered in 1463. One of the effigies is of their black servant, who managed to save the life of the murdered couple's infant son.

This is an excerpt from Cheshire Photographic Memories, by Clive Hardy