Memories of Halifax
I can remember going to visit a lady who lived in the corner house here. It always fascinated me that she had a clock on her mantlepiece with a lady that sat on a swing that used to swing back and forward.
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.
I lived in Keighley Drive, opposite Crossleys sportsfield until I got married and moved to Bradford with my husband. I have so many lovely memories of Illingworth and Ovenden. My brother went to St. Thomas More school and I attended Clare - Hall. When we grew up we used to go to the pub across the road called the ...Read full memory
Being born and raised in Halifax I remember how grim it was to live there. However, one of the places I enjoyed and still enjoy when I re-visit, is the covered market. The bustle, the wonderful smells, the variety...I have not seen anywhere else quite like it. And the fish teacakes from Illingworth...mmmmmm. The town ...Read full memory