Widnes, Cheshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Jackie Worrall

Re. Where's Our Susan?

I was looking at the old Co-op photo of Widnes. I was amazed when I read about Susan. I too lived in South Street. I lived at number 4. It's been many years but I'm almost certain I know you all! Lol! By the way my name is Charlie I was 6 in 1960.

A memory of Widnes by Charles Wood

Wade Deacon Grammar School Widnes Another Memory

Practising for the Town Sports on the front lawn of school, I was 'doing javelin' My class-mate Ardrie Van der Wall (Dutch) was 'doing discus' I threw my javelin, and went to retrieve it, whilst ...Read full memory

A memory of Widnes by Jackie Worrall