Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Davenham, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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Spent my formative years here at Davenham Primary. Although not knowing, Kay Prescott was also here and was later to become my wife (some 20 years later). Walking down Church street to the church hall for lunch was always interesting. Doubt with H&S that would be highly frowned on today.
This was my first school, about 1953 I think. I lived on Leftwich Green, Dobells Road and either walked to school or got on the bus - never would be contemplated for a 5 yr old today. I was in love with Elspeth Bell and Kay Prestcott, but left the school in 1956 when my dad was sent abroad with ICI for 2 years, so (...Read full memory)