Widnes History Tour is a unique insight into the fascinating history of this industrial town and shows just how much it has changed during the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow local authors and historians Jean and John Bradburn as they guide them through its streets and alleyways, pointing out the well-known and lesser-known landmarks along the way.
Jean Bradburn has managed the local history collection in Widnes library for many years. She has also created the image website for Halton (www.picturehalton.gov.uk) and has published a number of heritage walk leaflets for Halton Library Service. She is now an adult tutor, offering courses in family history. John Bradburn has numerous production credits in theater, TV, and film (BBC & Granada). He has worked mainly for the last decade in portrait, film, and artscape photography.