my father lived in the house next to the halfway house pub. he was born in 1912, not sure when the family left. any info would be welcome
In the early 80's my dad was walking our dog in the park when he came across an eagle. Turned out it had been stolen from Colwyn Bay Zoo. He captured it with the dog's lead, ended up in the national press and got £100 reward. My dad died last year but he will ever be remembered in print as the eagle catcher.
Who remembers Hursts Bakery on the corner of Parkfield Avenue and Claughton Road? It was still there when we went back around 2006. And the Sayers cake shops, the curry and chips that every chippie sold and all the good old English lollies and chocolate bars. My parents ran The Angel Inn in Beckwith Street, just off Conway ...Read full memory
I was born above the Bank on Jan 4th 1944. My grandmother (Elsie Hitchell), was caretaker/ cleaner of the bank and all of the upstairs accomodation came with the job. We lived there with the extended Hitchell family until about 1948, when I moved to a prefab in Rock Ferry with my parents. My grandmother lived ...Read full memory
I have been away for a mere 32 years, but reading everyone's memories has brought tears to my eyes. I went to Withins Lane College in 1978 to do nursery nursing and there met my best friend Nikki Jones from Tranmere. On 17 December 2012 Nikki died in her sleep aged 50. I will forever remember her and our nights at the Chelsea Reach and our disco lessons on Friday nights.
Can anyone help me with my search. I'm looking for any photos old or newish of the Grange cemetery. The reason I am asking for photos is I am helping a vicar in the USA trace his gt,gt, gt, grandfather - the persons name is the Rev. James Galloway. The Rev. Galloway was a minster of St. Georges Church, ...Read full memory
My first job when I left school (St Hughes, Park Road South) at 15 was in this shop. I was there for 3 years, until I left for bigger money at Levers. The manager was Jack Francis, a decent man who once slapped me over the back of the head for accidentally dropping bottles of pop on the ...Read full memory
Memories! Memories! I just logged on to the site and how interesting to see the old 77 bus at Woodside Ferry. My husband to be at the time worked on the Birkenhead Transport . I met him on the 77 Bus route going through from Woodside to Upton. We married in 1963. Fond Memories. Still together 49 years down the road.
I was a paper boy at Frank Connely's newsagents at the corner of Cleveland Street and Cathcart Street, if you think it's cold now, that winter had to be the worst. My name is Dibber Hayes, it would be interesting if any one remembers me or Davey Dunn or Frannk Connelly's shop.
Hi Mike, I seem to remember a boy that lived at no.1 or no.3 who had ginger hair; he was a friend of my brother Dennis. Can't remember the name of the sweet shop but have been searching for pictures of Hope Street or Cathcart Street. Dad used to go in the pub on the corner. Can't remember names of people, there where that many of them. Cheers, Stan Baker.
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