Daresbury People

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Everything about Alice is extraordinary! The link between Alice in Wonderland and Daresbury is well known.  The author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born in Daresbury on 27 January 1832 and lived in the village until he was 11 years old.  His f...
Coronation of King Edward VII

Coronation of King Edward VII

Celebrations for the Coronation of King Edward VII (Extract from the report in the Parish magazine)   This oak tree near the gate to All Saints church was planted by Mary Milner of Moore House on 12th July 1902, to commemorate the coronation...

Reverend Robert Fletcher

When Rev. Joseph Scott, the incumbent of All Saints, died, Robert Fletcher, his curate, asked to be considered for the living, stating that he had been employed as curate since 1804, and had lived since that time in the parish. His appeal was successful,...