I was born in Victoria Terrace in Cleckheaton, which I think is near the old railway station. This was in the 1940's and although my family moved away from Cleck in 1950, I still visit my roots every few years. Does anyone remember the Sunday evening concerts at The Town Hall with Tommy Parkinson's orchestra? My dad ...Read full memory
My maternal grandparents used to live in Cleckheaton - not sure of the address, but it was up a hill, in a back to back house not far from my Mum's brother Terence Rush. He also lived in a back to back house with his wife Norma and their son Terence Michael. I know that both Terence senior and Norma have passed away, but ...Read full memory
I was born at 2a Brooklyn Street, better known as Peggy Alley, Cleckheaton. I grew up in was a wonderful place of industry, hence it's motto on the arms: Industry Enriches.
Does anyone remember Charlie's exchange mills? It was C. HIRSTS & SON. I am trying to trace June who worked in the offices. June.
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