Farndon Local History Pages


History and Leisure

Mike Royden's Local History Pages

Local History of Liverpool, articles, photos, maps, bulletin board, record office information, University courses, useful links, plus much more. Essential for Local Historians!

Royden History.Co.Uk

Web Sites designed and maintained by Mike Royden - Various Local History Sites - including aspects of Merseyside History, World War One Battlefields and local men who fought, and a History of Ellesmere Port/South Wirral

Holt Local History Society

Our Welsh neighbours with whom which our history is so entwined. Founded in March 1992, their aim is to promote the study of the History of Holt and the surrounding area.

St. Chad's Farndon Parish Church

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BBC WW2 History - Farndon Memories

On the 14th October 2004, BBC researchers came to Farndon Memorial Hall to record villager's stories for the Peoples War website creating a lasting archive of WW2 stories. See here for some of the results of Total Recall Farndon

Farndon & District Brass Band Pages

Now in its 110th year, the popular local brass band now has its own web site.

Farndon Business

Liam Royden - Winner of Chester's Got Talent 2010

Winner of Chester's Got Talent 2010, up and coming Farndon musician, Liam Royden can be seen regularly playing at local venues such as Telford's Warehouse in Chester, Alexander's Bar or playing with fellow musicians entertaining the crowds in Eastgate on Saturday afternoons. His band Eastgate have just released a 7 track CD recently showcased at their storming performance at the OsFest in Oswestry. Visit his website for audio and video downloads, photographs and latest dates.

Lewis Royden Photography

Local photographer Lewis Royden can often be seen on location around the village or in Chester. Many of his photographs appear on this website and in the Farndon-Holt Village Walks leaflet. Click here to visit his own website showcasing his photography.

Farndon Arms

The village pub formerly known as The Raven and The Farndon Arms, has now been refurbished as a gastro pub by the new ownership and renamed 'The Farndon'. Click photograph for more information about their menu, facilities and live music.

Little Churtons, Farndon

Tucked into the beautiful, historical Top Farm on the High Street, this is a small friendly restaurant in Farndon with a garden area serving good value homemade food. They are open Tuesday-Friday for Lunch, (see their Lunchtime Specials Menu) and Tuesday to Saturday for Dinner. Bookings are taken - contact details available on the website. On Sundays and Mondays the restaurant is available for private hire for special occasions and birthday parties. James Churton and Suzanne Little look forward to seeing you soon!

Thomas Monahan - Wild Life Artist and Musician

Tom is a self-taught artist and musician working in his own studio "The Artist Rest" in the small Cheshire village of Farndon on the border of England and Wales in a 18th century cottage, close to the Roman City of Chester. Tom works in all mediums, paint, photography, digital, video, music. Prints and greeting cards also available through his site, plus his latest CD releases.

Border Art Gallery - paintings by Geoff Sherman

Geoff's interest in art started at an early age whilst still at school in north London but art took a back seat as he devoted his time to his family and his career as a civil engineer. Now based in Farndon, Geoff's gallery boasts many landscape scenes from home and abroad. He works in several mediums including watercolour, acrylics and pastels as well as pen and wash and there are galleries devoted to each medium. He has also included some extracts from his sketchbooks which illustrate the basis of his paintings.

Vanessa Nuttall - Soprano Soloist

Vanessa has been entertaining north west audiences for several years with her clear lyric soprano voice. Visit her website for further details regarding concert bookings, weddings etc.

Farndon Boarding Kennels and Cattery

Rose and Geoff and their team extend a warm welcome to you and your pets at Farndon, one of Cheshire’s leading kennels and Cattery. Five star treatment awaits your pet. We offer excellent facilities and individual care, in a warm and friendly environment staffed by City & Guilds trained professionals dedicated to your pet's welfare.

Top Farm Pottery

Formerly in the catering trade, Willie the Farndon potter is originally from Wick in Scotland, who opened his pottery studio in Farndon after a complete career change. Over the years, a love of modeling clay has resulted in the evolution of series of hand built raku animal sculptures. See his site for a full range of his creations and stories about some of the amazing commissions he has been asked to undertake.

Paul Burrell Flowers

The original Flowershop website is now offline, but you can visit the new shop in Farndon High Street - contact Maria Burrell or Anna on 01829 271 121.
The weblink, left, is for Paul's personal website.

The Nags Head

Situated on the High Street, Farndon. Presently closed, awaiting new ownership.

Embroidery Direct

Personalised clothing solutions from Repro Grafix. From one-offs to 1000s - ideal for business or gifts. Based in Unit 1 Barton Road, Farndon.

Farndon Hair Studio

Farndon Hair Studio


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