Memories of Ardwick

Amanda Avenue

I lved in Amanda Avenue from 1956 to 1974. Does anybody remember the Quinns of Amanda Avenue?There were 7 of us, we had happy times, we all went to Nicholls High School and St Thomas Junior. The Whit walks were always a big occasion, finishing off at the Park Inn with all our relatives, happy times indeed with lasting memories.

A memory of Ardwick by Dee Mason

Birley St School

Alan Clapworthy, Harold Strictland, Mike Walsh, Peter Keogh, Peter Brown, David Barnes, all good mates. Markam St, St Ancoats Club, the red wreck. Hung out outside Co op on St Silas St, lass called Jacqeline - the many freezing nights we spent there.

A memory of Ardwick by Kenneth Ball

Hulme

I lived in Hulme from 1969 to 1974. I watched all 4 crescents go up. For the first year I remember people being really happy about living in the crescents, then very very soon after, people started to beg to get out. I remember running over to the shops through the crescents and being scared to death but knowing I had to get to the ...Read full memory

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Those Were The Days

I lived in Union St flats, Amanda Ave. I will never forget my roots, and the best childhood you could wish for. There were 7 of us best friends, we played out all day and night without a worry in the world. Kick can, raillivo, marbles, british bulldog, hopscotch, you name it we played it. Best neighbours in the world, ...Read full memory

A memory of Ardwick by Linda Quinn

Shakespear Street

Hi my name is Barrie George. I was born on Shakespear Street and went to Ross Place Jnr School and then Stanley Grove Boys School. Moved to Lamb Street behind Chiappies chippy. My best mates where Maurice Shaw and Tony Perisllie. I have good memories of Ardwick, ralivo, kingy, games we played on what always seemed to be ...Read full memory

A memory of Ardwick by Barrie George

Wellis Ave

I lived on wellis ave till 1972 used to go in the church inn and park inn with renshaws and Morans happy days

A memory of Ardwick

Birley St Secondary School Beswick

l left school in 1963 both my brother and l attended l was a McEwen then but have been married twice and left Manchester for Zambia came back in 1981 then went to live in wales now l am living in somerset

A memory of Ardwick

Ardwick

I lived in Geranium Walk. I knew the Quinn family. I would like to send my best wishes to them. I used to go to the Court on Hyde Road. It was the highlight of my week going there. Jean Kinsella

A memory of Ardwick by Jean Fitzgerald

Park Inn Pub

Does anyone remember the Park Inn in Ducie Grove? My grandad, Tommy Jennings, was the landlord for many years and his daugher Margaret and son in law Wilf, were my parents. My dad was also a taxi driver in Manchester for many years.

A memory of Ardwick by Annette Crotch

Good Times

I too have fond memories of Ardwick. I lived in Nelson Place. I'm sure I recall a Peter Palmer, I think he was in my brother Kevin`s class at school, I can remember loads of things, both good and bad; playing in the street, having a swing rope on the lamp post, playing games, having big bonfires, what loverly memories - wish ...Read full memory

A memory of Ardwick by Kathryn Mcgowan

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