I am looking for any information about my grandparents. I recently found out that my Mum, Patricia was adopted by my grandad, and there is no father's name on her birth certificate, only my nana's, Sarah Gorman (Sally). Sally lived at 1 Westmoreland Street, Harpurhey and she gave birth to my mum at 21 ...Read full memory
My mum Jessie hawksworth nee macullum lived here 9 forland ave with my dad Alan Atkinson from late 50,s till 1963. We were taken into care my older sister pat myself and 2 brothers I was 18 months old. We never saw mum again she sadly died 27th December 1969. We have no photos or info of ...Read full memory
Many happy memories of my early life in Collyhurst living near St.Pat's. Does anybody out there remember the Carey family who lived in Stonehewer St.. Very friendly with two sisters, Bernadette and Philomena Carey. Lost touch many years ago but often wonder how they are or if they're still alive. Grateful for any information. Janet Mounsey.
One of my ancestors was the landlord of The Windmill Inn, 9 Tebbutt Street, Rochdale Road, Collyhurst, Manchester. His name was William McRoberts, and he lived there with his wife Eliza, sadly dying there in 1903 in his late 30's. I am struggling to find any pictures or information online about ...Read full memory
We moved to collyhurst in the 60's I lived at 6 Central Drive, my name then was Wilds. I went to St Malachy's school, my teacher was Miss Hugh's. I also remember Miss Le-hey and Sister Madeleine. When I was about 13/14 I helped behind the counter at Dobsons. My parents were Mary and Jimmy, my sister Linda and ...Read full memory
I was born in Miles Platting in Saville Street in 1946, we then moved to 94 Kingsley Crescent in Collyhurst Flats. I have a sister Called Carole. I went to St Luke's then on to Holland Street.... Things I remember.. Going to Gay Street mission, Collyhurst lads club, I remember playing kick can in our drive, great times ...Read full memory
hi there, my parents allso lived in collyhurst, were they owned there house and coalyard, there names were loretta and charles wood, they sold the house and bought a house in blacley(13 old road) but my dad drove daily back to the coal yard, my elder brother tony got burnt and died at a very younge age,1964 and then approx ...Read full memory
Hi everyone, I too lived in Collyhurst, and also went to St James School, I think the year was 1952. I lived in Zinc Street if I remember correctly, the Locomotive pub was on the corner of the street. My grandparents lived in Shelmeredine Streett facing Osborne Baths, Gran Sharp worked as a cleaner at the Osborne pub. My younger ...Read full memory
I was born in Weber Street (now Collyhurst Road) and went to St Malachy's from 1950 to 1957. I have really fond memories of my childhood, with picnics in Queen's Park (water and jam butties) to walking on Whit Friday and later dancing at Finnigans. In my teenyears we drank in the Osborne House, Billy Greens and then the Palladium Club on Collyhurst Street...happy, happy days.
Hi, I was born in 1953 in Beech Mount Hosptal. I had two sisters, Carolyn and Deborah and three brothers, Billy, Gary and Wayne. We lived on Queen's Rd and went to St Malachy's. I had my last year at St Edmund's, then onto Blessed Margaret Clithero's. I lived opposite The Alex's pub, I knew Ged and Julie Ironmonge. Also on ...Read full memory
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