Laird Street And Boundary Road 1938 1947

A Memory of Bidston

I moved to 120 Boundary Road, Bidston in 1938, from 11 Clifford Street, off Laird Street. Attended Bidston Avenue School and later Tollemache Road School - Mr Gidney. head master, Pollett. Evans, Blackmore, Baron and a few others. Friends were Dennis Landsborough (25 Observatory Road), Lynn Templeton (126 Boundary Road), Frank Hayes,( opposite the Bidston Hotel on Hoylake Road) Alan Turner (Keswick Place), Sundays attended the 'Tea Shop' in Claughton Village and met up with young ladies, frequent trips, by train, to Blackpool to pass a Saturday or Sunday, Bicycle rides to Shotton area (Welch Bridge) , LLangollen camping in any field - farmers did not object, Camping at Lloc with Lenny Gouldson - he lived near to Birkenhead North Station. 1943 left school, work as office boy at Polish Publications, Hamilton Square and after 9 months moved over to Cooksons the Chemist at 130 Price Street to June 1947 when I was 'called-up' for conscription service. Loads more about life in those days....anyone by chance know me???? If so, give me a ring on 01904-448352 and I will call you back..........

A memory shared by Les Walker , on Mar 22nd, 2014.

Comments & feedback

Wed Aug 13th 2014, at 7:58 pm

shiron30 commented:

Hello Les,my name is Ron Hayes,i attended Laird St.Primary and after returning from war time evacuation to North Wales,attended Tollie,and had the same group of teachers as yourself,we must be of similar age,i lived in Tyrer St.number 4,and knew Len Gouldson well,a good footie player Len, other play mates from Station Rd.were Ron Williams,and girls i fondly remember were the Robinson Sisters, Janet and Joan Johnson and Syble Cash, i knew many Families from the "Flats" Illchester Square,/St. James Gdns. my sister Jean married Billy Carson,a well known Family in the "Flats", a few classmates i can recall from Tollie,are Kieth Hamilton ,Brian Egan,Les Champion,it is a long time ago, i would be so pleased to hear from anybody who would care to contact me on 677 2605

Tue Sep 1st 2015, at 5:36 pm

Les Walker commented:

I phoned Ron Hayes and we chatted over 'old times' and Tollemache Road School, etc.......................Les

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