Widnes, Cheshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Widnes, 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.

Old Maps of Widnes

Historic Maps of Widnes and the local area.

I attended Fairfield Secondary in the 60's, does any one remember Miss Anker's (Fannie) and the Headmistress Miss Ridyard (Dolly)? I was born at Widnes Maternity Home and lived on Alder Avenue while attending Fairfield, I also attended Fairfield Primary School, which was also located on Peelhouse Lane. I (...Read full memory)

I went to the School that is hiding behind the phone kiosk and the trees on the right of this photo and then later to the school in Spinney Avenue There was a sweet shop opposite the school just where that car is parked and there was a bus stop there going down Ditchfield Road. What I remember about the school, (...Read full memory)