Widnes, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Widnes and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Born And Bread Widnes

I was born in major cross st in 1947,then in1953 lived in Smith rd and stated at st Maries . I would like to see any photos from that time at st Maries i did have some but now long gone.

A memory of Widnes

Denise Harper Major Cross Street Widnes

This was where I was born in 1953 I lived there in a two bed terrace with my mum and dad 5 sisters and 1 brother also my nan and grandad we stayed there till my dad won the pool's in 1960 50.000 pounds I went to simms cross school and then Kingsway secondary I had then moved to Milton road I left school in ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by jackadee2

Simms Cross Primary School

Yes, I went to Simms Cross Primary school too! Born in Frederick St, just over the road from school, in 1941, our headmistress was the very formidable Miss Coates and there was the terrifying Miss Telford (everyone was scared of her!) I was a very tiny, timid little girl with a miniscule appetite, and would cry most ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Jackie Worrall