Local History

Warrington Digital Image Archive

A selection of some of our extensive local photographic collection.


Cheshire Tithe Maps

Site covers some of Warrington. You can compare old and new maps alongside each other.


Burtonwood Airbase

Site about the WW2 and beyond the history of Burtonwood RAF base.


Warrington Archives

Local studies room is in the central library building on Museum Street. They hold maps, document, census returns, newspapers etc.

Contact us to arrange advice and access to documents.

‘Warrington Through Time’ Janice Hayes, 2010, Amberley Publishing

Old and new images of local sites and events to compare changes through time.

‘Warrington in 50 Buildings’ Janice Hayes, 2016, Amberley Publishing

A brief history with images of the top 50 buildings in Warrington.

‘A History of Warrington’ 2002, Alan Crosby, Phillimore

Full overview of Warrington history from pre Roman era up to 20th century

‘Warrington History Tour’, 2018, Janice Hayes, Amberley Publishing

Pocket sized book with a clear route around the town centre with full illustrations and key facts.