If this is the park north of Aston, I walked many times with my granddad. I was in Aston from the States, stayed on Old Road.
I worked in the office at Thos Crompton, as a wages clerk. I remember having to go into the sawmill to collect the time sheets. It scared me stiff seeing the saws whizzing round and the whining noise they made. My overactive imagination gave me a fear of saws which still stays with me. On quiet days I manned ...Read full memory
Lived on Windsor Rd... Ashton Heath... 68 to 81 when I first got married. Good times in the Eagle and Child .. Hingemakers .. Commercial .. pubs etc. Are they still there? Bill Harrison, Canada.
I spent many happy days fishing in the park lake, permit purchased from the town hall for 6 pence per year, old money, then the council in their wisdom decided to fill the pond in with all the dustbin refuse, and it never had the same appeal afterwards. The photo shows what was always called the flower park, it ...Read full memory
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 64445 memories of 32542 towns & villages, right across the UK!
So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.
It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.
Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself: