Hi My Name is Robert Elsey born in 1950 in Sheffield, but used to visit and stay with my grandparents May & Richard Howarth at 485 Collyhurst Road situated the next block of terraced houses just below the Joiners ...Read full memory
Well, I would like to say that I replied to a number of members on this forum who kindly replied back to my messages to them, I must say though that I am surprised and disappointed that no one ...Read full memory
My gran and aunty Margaret were the last to move out of Pilling Street. I remember Lizzie Whites shop on the corner, playing on chippys roof, sitting on the railway wall and looking over to the turntable - there was ...Read full memory
I too was born in Collyhurst and we lived on Providence Place. My brother went to the tin school and we have a photo of him walking in the Whit Walks. Marcell Guest Paints is now on the site of Providence Place ...Read full memory
I was born in Tebbutt Street in 1951. I went to St. Pat's School. Fond memories of Osborn St. baths, Hunts chippy and the toffee apple shop on Rochdale Rd. Played on Barney's tip as a kid and who can forget the wonderful smell ...Read full memory
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
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
I was born in 1953, lived at 375 Collyhurst Road, next to the croft, and went to St Malachy's. We lived in Collyhurst Road until they decided to pull all the houses down and we moved to an estate in Miles Platting before emigrating to ...Read full memory
This site has no photos of Collyhurst, but if you go on Facebook and search 'Collyhurst forever' there are lots...
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
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