Woolton Memories

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I don't have a memory but my father lived at the orchard Watergate lane Woolton. and spoke fondly of his memories there, with his uncle joe egan

I have lived in Woolton all my life, 68 years when I last looked, and never regretted one day; of course, some things have changed but by and large it has retained its unique character. I lived in School Lane(The Old School and the road to Woolton Woods) where to the right lay Tod's Style, a pathway bodering Tod's Field and (...Read full memory)

My family from many generations back have liven in Woolton and Gateacre. I grew up in a house opposite the English Rose pub and went to Out Lane primary school. We spent our summer days playing in the orchard by Watergate Lane, in Quarry St swing park, Woolton Woods and Camp Hill and School Lane swing park. We learned (...Read full memory)