Memories of Bramhall

The 50s And 60s

I lived with my parents,  Ralph and Joan, "Bindy" and sister Judy,  on Birchway, off Ack Lane East, then we moved to 17 Atholl Road.  There were several families with children who my sister and I  spent a lot of time with - Johnny Catlow at the top of the road,  Elizabeth in the house opposite, Robert ...Read full memory

Visits To 212 Moss Lane Bramhall Cheshire

Pre 1960s when I was a young girl, my grandmother, Gertrude Mary Middlehurst, and my mother, Marjorie Elizabeth Nield-Siddall, and me, Carol Rita Nield-Siddall, used to visit my grandmother's sister, known as Auntie Aggie. She lived with her daughter and son-in-law, Beryl and Phil Longson and ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by Carol Newman

Follow Up Re Moss Lane

How interesting! I moved into your house when you left in 1965. Yes I have a few more memories of the area,the house no was 210 Moss Lane. I was fifteen at the time and my family were the Bentleys,I am Brian. The photographer next door were the Longson family and they had two children John and Georgina, long gone they ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by Lynne Watson

Syddal Farm Before The Shops Were Built

Syddal Farm was once the home of the Ashbrook family and originally stood on this site where the shops are standing in the photograph. My Grandparents William Hannah and their children Jack and Betty farmed there although Grandfather passed away in his forties due to a weak heart. I think ...Read full memory

Wilsons Bakery Griffith Wilson

My parents are Angela (nee Goulden) and Bryan Wilson (now sadly deceased), both from Bramhall.My paternal Grandfather owned the bakery in the village "Wilsons" which was taken over after my grandfather's retirement by Ainsworths and which is now a wine bar. He and his several brothers and sisters started life in ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by Helen Young

Bramhall 1950/58

Catherine! I was also at pownall green and high field with mr Williams, mr allport and another female teacher, I cannot remember, but I rememb er mr fox for all the wrong reasons. I lived in moreton avenue off lumb lane in the same area was all the peach children, Wendy whitlow, at school my mates were Jill taboada, Pam ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall

Happy Times At The Victoria Hotel The Vic

My father ran this wonderful pub, Edward Armstrong. Our family lived there from 1950, s my early memories were of a grand staircase , a smoky bar , clattering of glasses, laughter , noise, great atmosphere. Lunchtime was busy, my mother Marie, spent most of her time making sandwiches for the luncheoners ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by tessa.stonier

Wrens Nest Bramhall Lane

I remember when I was about six, we lived in Peterborough and had travelled to Bramhall to visit my Grandparents Joe and Harriette Morris who lived at Wrens Nest #1 Bramhall Lane, There was a grassy area in front of the house where we parked our caravan. I have a copy of a painting of the cottage that was painted by ...Read full memory

A memory of Bramhall by Stuart Hook

1950, Early 60's

Lived in Bramhall at 27 Maple Rd, opposite the Post Office. Like another contributer I can remember every room in our house and could walk round the garden blindfolded. Have so many memories of Bramhall. There was the matinee at the Tudor, and sometimes a visit in the evening. Can anyone remember 'ratty Ruby' who would flash ...Read full memory

Re: 1 Whitehaven Road

My family were the second owners of number 1 nearly 50 years ago, my mother still loves there. I remember the village so well, we were pushed there in the big pram, me on the pram seat, and my sister inside. Buntys was always a source of excitement to us. We used to get fig rolls from tims in the greengrocers and blue ...Read full memory

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