Memories of Collyhurst

Kingsley Crescent

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.. ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Ron Holt

Collyhurst Flats

I was born Heather Pickering in 1952 and lived from there on in Collyhurst Flats. I also remember playing on Barnies tip and getting into trouble from my mother for doing so. I went to St James primary school and left there ...Read full memory

Collyhurst Flats, Southern Drive

Lived at 17 Southern Drive, went to St Oswalds. One of my memories was helping Harry the firewood lad; he used to sell firewood from his handcart. Marco real ice-cream. Harry Wilkinson in the chip shop - if ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Jimmy Jones

Collyhurst Buildings

May 3rd 2012, I was born at number 3 Collyhurst Buildings, Manchester, England. The fourth daughter of Mary (Cissy) McCarley, and her husband, Joe. My sisters were Mary, Winifred, Margaret, and Vera. There was a son, ...Read full memory

Northern Drive Collyhurst

Hi everyone, my family lived in Northern Drive from 1955 - 1966. I lived with my granparents, Jake Winter and Flo his wife. I remember the [flats] street parties we had at Whit Week. My uncle Norman used to play ...Read full memory

Gervis Road Collyhurst Flats 1945 1964

My name is Tom Smith, I was born in 17 Gervis Rd, Collyhurst flats in August 1945. My dad was Jack Smith and my mam was Ada; there were 6 kids, John, Mary, James, (me) Andrew, and Arthur. To me the ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Tom Smith

My Collyhurst

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 ...Read full memory

St Catherine's School

I went to St Catherine's school in Collyhurst in the 1940s and 1950s, does anybody remember this school? I cannot find any records or memories from my school, is there anybody out there who remembers me, Jean Duffy? ...Read full memory

Beech Mount Maternity Hospital, Harpurhey

My name is Lorna Fielding (nee Singleton), I was born in Beech Mount Hospital Harpurhey, which was in Oak Bank Street, Harpurhey, on 2nd November 1951. I had a sister Hilary Rhoda Singleton who was ...Read full memory

My Memory Of Collyhurst

My name is Denise, I lived at 14 Churnet St (bottom end) near Collyhurst Rd from 1955 until 1967 when we had to move in the clearance. We were 4 doors down from Woolams clog works, Mr Woolam used to let us in and let ...Read full memory

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