Halifax, The Town Hall c.1960
Memories of Halifax
I also went to Akey Place in the early sixties and vividly recall sneaking into the bowling alley by crouching down below the entrance desk. The loud music and bright lights were very American to we kids.
My Dad was born and lived in Halifax. When he was young a family firm which had a stall in the market hall delivered a fish speciality on bicycles with baskets. We all called it "Halifax Fish" and it was a piece of haddock in a round patty covered in batter. They were sold cold and could be eaten cold or ...Read full memory
I was born in Holmfield in 1934. I went to Moorside School and later Princess Mary High School in Parkinson Lane. I was married in St.Mary's Church, Illingworth in 1954 and lived for a short time back at the home of my birth in Holmfield. My husband and I and 2 of our children emigrated to Australia in 1959 and I have lived ...Read full memory
My eldest sister Lynne and I used to attend the sixpenny matinee. Before joining the queue outside we would walk down to Woolworths and get threepence worth of broken biscuits to share. They were a real treat as you would get chocolate biscuits in the assortment. We lived in Exley, so ...Read full memory