Cheshire lies in north-western England and borders Wales to the west.
1974 the southern border of neighbouring Lancashire was incorporated
into the county.
Towns include the county seat of Chester
where the most complete city walls dating from Roman Britain have
District became Britain's first National Park.
author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis
Carroll was born as Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in 1832 at the parsonage
at Daresbury, his home until he was 11 years of age.
Lewis Carroll Society
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday
- but never jam today.
Through the Looking Glass (1872)
Gaskell was buried in 1865 at Knutsford where she had lived as
a child and which she depicted in her novel Cranford.
The Gaskell Society
I'll not listen to reason... Reason always
means what someone else has got to say.
Isherwood was born as Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood
at Wybersley Hall in the village of High Lane near Disley in 1904.
He wrote of his experiences in Berlin during the 1930s and in 1939
emigrated with W.H. Auden to America where they both became U.S. citizens
Isherwood with W.H. Auden and Stephen Spender
I am a camera with its shutter open, quite
passive, recording, not thinking.
Goodbye to Berlin (1939)
author of Under the Volcano Malcolm
Lowry was born as Clarence Malcolm Lowry in Birkenhead in 1909.