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Daresbury Rifle Club

At the time of the 2nd Boer War of 1899-1902, it was made apparent that marksmanship in the British Army needed to be improved. The British Rifle Association was formed with the aim of bringing “into one association all civilians who want to be able t...

Daresbury Troop of Boy Scouts

In November 1914, the Warrington Guardian reported on the formation of the new troop of boy scouts. Many local supporters, parents and friends gathered in the schoolroom as the boys made the promise to their scoutmaster, Rev. W. S. Adams, "To do my ...
Daresbury War Memorial

Daresbury War Memorial

The memorial that stands in the churchyard of All Saints’, Daresbury, commemorates the men from the parish who lost their lives whilst in the service of our country during the two world wars. We know that there were others who lost their lives, whose n...
WW1 Walks

WW1 Walks

Why don't you try one of our World War One walks?  Download these leaflets and off you go!         Moore in WW1     Daresbury in WW1     An Imaginary Walk round Preston Brook in 1914  
Zeppelin L61

Zeppelin L61

In September 1916, a meeting was called of the Moore Methodist Chapel Trustees ‘in consequence of the Lighting Orders’ to consider the screening of windows in the chapel and school. It was resolved that the lamps be shaded and that a ‘Cake and Apron’ sale be...