Warrington, Town Hall, New Gates 1895

Warrington, Town Hall, New Gates 1895

Neg. 36688

History

Caption for Warrington, Town Hall, New Gates 1895

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.

Book of Cheshire Photographic Memories

An extract from the book Cheshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Warrington

Ike Smith''S Hardware And Bicycle Store

My grandfather, Isaac Smith, had a hardware and bicycle shop on these premises, known universally as the 'Tudor Cottages', from some time towards the close of WW1 to the late 1930s. The premises were owned by Rylands Bros, the nearby wire works, at which Ike (also Ikey) had worked at one time (I infer ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington by Stan Smith

Bennett's Shirt Works

This photo is dated 1965. By this time the factory was owned by the Burton Group, making men's suiting and jackets. Burton's bought it in 1961. I started working there in September that year till it closed in 1977. One of the men I worked with had been working for Bennett's for years and said that during the war one part ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington by mike.grose

Toft Bakery

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

A memory of Warrington by Sue Wilson

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 and steps leading down to it from the north, south, east and west. Just north of this area there were ...Read full memory

A memory of Warrington

Added to your Shopping Basket

Your photo has been added to your Shopping Basket.


A Quick Reminder

We have lots of frame and mount options for your photo of Warrington.

See your photo framed or mounted

Embed This Photo

×

You may copy this code to your website or blog to display this photo.
Learn more.

By using this service you agree to our terms and conditions of use.
Strictly for non-commercial use. Commercial users contact us.