Bradford, War Memorial 1923

Memories of Bradford

Bradford

Mum worked for GEC on Manningham Lane and was informed of her brother's death on HMS Indomitable as he was in the navy in the war. Mum worked with Christiana Swift in the canteen at GEC.

Boating On The Lake

I spent many happy hours in Horton Park in the late 1940's and early 1950's, particularly when the lake had paddle boats on it. During many winters the lake froze over and we went sliding on it. One winter I learned a ...Read full memory

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The Regent cinema is showing 'Boom Town' which came out in late 1940 (IMDb).

A memory of Bradford

Coffee Bar

I remember all this so well. The coffee bar was the Alassio first frothy coffee, first coca cola and dancing at the Gaumont seeing The Beatles, Helen Shapiro and so many others... great days!

A memory of Bradford by Pat Reed
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