A Street Through Time

To any newcomers to the village it may seem that the High Street has been a steady unchanging presence, a bit like a familiar tune. A wander through the archives offers a different refrain. The society aims to keep an updated photographic record of the village as it evolves and…

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A Family Traced

29/01/2022 It is very difficult transferring from a large ship to a small boat or vice versa and accidents often happened (and presumably still do).  18-year-old Ordinary Seaman Edward Ashton D/JX565396 Royal Navy was young and inexperienced and was injured whilst serving on HMS Patroller in 1943.  He fell out…

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Weaverham’s Watery Week

This gallery contains 14 photos.

So, last week was very eventful in Weaverham, Acton Bridge and Northwich.  The new flood barriers in Northwich have proved effective against the waters of the River Dane and the River Weaver, and those who were involved in the pumping out of the area have done sterling work.  Great job all…

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Scarlet Fever Epidemic 1874

In 1874 Weaverham made the National newspaper headlines. Doctor Frazer, the medical officer for the area, reported that, “Since August 1874 scarlet fever has spread in this Township until it has become epidemic. Until the 9th. of November there had been 165 cases in Weaverham and 241 in the local…

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Gardens in Weaverham

August 2020 Gardens in Weaverham Well, we have reached August. Our gardens are changing as they progress from Spring to Summer. All the beautiful bulbs, the snowdrops, daffodils, tulips and many more quietly come up year after year to herald Spring. Then, as the leaves begin to clothe the trees…

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