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Memories of Cleckheaton

Exchange Mills

Does anyone remember Charlie's exchange mills? It was C. HIRSTS & SON. I am trying to trace June who worked in the offices. June.

A memory of Cleckheaton by Bob Vaughan

The Rush Family

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

A memory of Cleckheaton by Mary Hall

Victoria Terrace

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

Peggy Alley

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.

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