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I was born in major cross st in 1947,then in1953 lived in Smith rd and stated at st Maries . I would like to see any photos from that time at st Maries i did have some but now long gone.

I was born in 1958 and lived in the flats in Bancroft Road. From around 1963 to 1966 I went to Warrington Road Infants School . I remember it as being a big dark gothic looking place that even then seemed hundreds of years old . Does anyone else have any memories or pictures ? The headmistress of the infants was called (...Read full memory)

I do not have a memory to share, but hoping you may share some with me. I am researching my family tree and I had a lot of family members from Widnes. My grandfather Timothy Mitchell - born Galway, Ireland 1866 In 1881 he lived on Back Lane, Cuerdley, with his brothers Thomas and John. The were all Farm Labourers. In (...Read full memory)

I started school in September 1945 at Farnworth C of E School in Pit Lane. When I started school my dad worked at the Co Op as "first hand" in various shops in Widnes. Our headmaster was Mr. Turton and he was an excellent man! We had a very good primary education and I sat the 11 plus in the early months of (...Read full memory)

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