Warrington, Queen's Gardens c.1955

Memories of Warrington


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 (...Read full memory)

I used to be an Altar Boy at St. Mary's and went to St. Mary's School. I did not realize that the church was that old.

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 (...Read full memory)

Dear Francis Frith, We are, 10 Buckley St, mum & dad. Elsie & Billy Connor.

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