I moved from Liverpool twenty six years ago. I lived in Aughton Road, number seven, and went to Orrell Primary School. I remember all the shops at the end of Aughton Rd; Bradys sweet shop, Cousins, Gallaghers sweet shop, fruit and veg shop which was once owned by my Uncle Brian. I can also remember the men's barbers shop that was there - very fond memories for me as a kid.
oriel road fantastic place to grow up in fantastic neighbours the clarkes lathams the woodseys the flynns there were hard people but with a heart of gold they were the days when you could rely on your neighbours leave your front door open everyone was welcome no one had nothing back then but what you did have you ...Read full memory
I was born and brought up on Monfa Road, number 27 next to the junction of Aughton Road. Great memories of Bootle at that time. Mrs Gallagher's shop at the bottom of Aughton next to Orrell Primary School was a treat, lovely little woman she was. Mrs Roberts and Mrs Meeson, the two infants class teachers. Cousins the ...Read full memory
An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.
You've shared 65217 memories of 32710 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: