Flixton, Woodsend Road c.1965
Memories of Flixton
There was a "Hames" the bakers, Boots, a green grocers, Jack Bamford's, the off licence (was it "Ashe and Nephew"?), Swanson's, a shoe shop and Warners a clothes shop (or the other way round!). The "Meadow" grocers, and Jacksons, a ...Read full memory
A little bit of history here, folks! Famous for being the location where I had my tonsils out in 1955 (or6?). Also famous (or it should be) for being the very first hospital incorporated into the National Health Service on (I ...Read full memory
I can remember going for walks on the pathway between the Flixton(?) Golf Course and this hospital and seeing the local gals 'visiting' the 'Yanks', as we kids called them, through the fence. If we knew the girl in ...Read full memory
This picture shows the Post Office - the nearest of the row of shops. Note the old-fashioned police telephone just outside the Post Office. The next shop is the barbers where I used to get the haircut! The son of this barber had a ...Read full memory
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