o The Big (Summer) Battle of Nantwich (2007)

(including two pictures by Andy Gillitt)


o Lost buildings in Nantwich and outside of town


o Riverside and Lakeside views and "The Willows"


o The story of how the Lamb Hotel became Chatterton House


o Nantwich Town FC cup victory parade




The experts who write for this website



THEY use dabbers in painting, plate making, brass rubbing . . . and bingo. In fact, anything where you need to dab! It is the name of a particular type of boat. But here in Nantwich we tend to think of ourselves as Dabbers. Why? There are various theories. Click on this link to find out more.



 I AM often asked how I pronounce my surname, Brough. Is it as in brow, throw, cough, through or Bruges, people ask. None of the above. It is said as you would say Bruff - which is often how people spell it if I don't tell them otherwise.



When the societies combine efforts

THE local groups whose represen-tatives are listed in the centre of this page concentrate on their own actuivities - but occasionally they combine their efforts for a major event - as here:

Societies get together to

tidy the town

Jeff Stubbs



JEFF Stubbs is Chairman of Nantwich Civic SocietyGreenspaces South Cheshire (UK) CIC, and  Nantwich Partnership.


See the latest item here




PAUL Simpson is an expert on family tree matters.

  He became Chairman of the Family History Society of Cheshire at the October 2012 AGM at Mobberley.

   See his Family Lines items for some answers.  





JOYCE Webb is the Team Leader of Nantwich Litter Group, an organisation that keeps the town looking tidy.


James Thompson

JAMES Thompson is Executive Director for Greenspaces South Cheshire (UK) CIC. Previously he was Nantwich Riverside Project Officer and his articles for that venture can be found here.


See the Greenspace items here



NANTWICH historian Andrew Lamberton is the man to ask when it comes to a Nantwich building or a moment in history. See the This and That page or his own pages at Ask Andrew.



Please see the notes on the columns of Paul Simpson (above, left) and Andrew Lamberton (above right), about questions on this website.

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