Halifax, The Town Hall c.1960
Memories of Halifax
I left Crossley & Porter school in 1963 and went to work as a trainee dispensing optician at Rayner & Keeler, 20 Fountain Street, Halifax. Next door was a bespoke tailors named Tillets. Our shop was very small and when Tillets ...Read full memory
When I was a small child I was taken to my aunt and uncle's house at 59 New Bank, Halifax - this was a house over shops. The house was one up and down with gas lighting and a cellar and also an attic room (where visitors slept). I ...Read full memory
I used to live just off Commercial Road on Gibson Street in the 1950s. The houses were very basic with a living room, a bedroom, attic and cellar. We shared a toilet with another family which was at the end of the ...Read full memory
I was born on Gibb lane near Mount Tabor, there was a water pump outside the houses where my mother used to have to go outside for water at one time My uncle Norman Jones was the curator at Bankfield Museum for a year or two. He had 2 sons ,Stuart and Raymond and a daughter Barbara.
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