Northwich, Anderton Boat Lift c.1960

Memories of Northwich

When I turned 13 my family moved from Warrington to Hartford, and although I only lived there for a little over four years, these four years provide some of the happiest times of my early life. 13 must be one of the worst times to start a new school in a new town, that I can think of. I attended Hartford Boys School (I (...Read full memory)

Peter Drinkwater is mistaken with regards to the opening date of the school. As the first Head Boy I can assure him the school opened in 1956 as a co-educational school. It was later officially opened by Sir John Foster, M.P for Northwich. I still have the original invite etc. The first Head (...Read full memory)

I started my working life here at Brunner House as a 16 yr old mail girl. I helped to sort out all the mail, then deliver to all of the offices. An opening became available in the filing room with Margaret Johnson. I got on very well with Margaret and had a lot of respect for her vast knowledge. I also (...Read full memory)

I was born in Bucklow Hill outside Altrincham in 1945. I lived at 60, Cromwell Rd, Winnington Park. At the age of 5 I started to attend Winnington Park Junior School. I was living with my grandparents at the time. My friends at that time were Frank Kidd, John Harrison, Roy Stanley, Roger Dickinson, John Flaherty (...Read full memory)

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