Memories of Hyde

Remembering The Good Days

I was born in milk street Hyde in the 40's went to Greenfield Street Juniors then onto Leigh street Secondary, I so remember Hetts sweet shop the ABC minors at the Stannies, the market, woolworths, the house that jack built, the May queen and whit walks when we all got dressed up, even with little money, we looked our ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by countryfan1

Cheetham Hat Works

Does anyone remember Cheethams hat works that later became Automaster? Do you know anyone who worked there?

A memory of Hyde


I .have so many happy memories of Meschia's I spent every week there, my sister Pat and I used to take the big wash on a Saturday morning to the launderette opposite, and while waiting for the wash we used to sneak in for milk shake. I also did my courting there with my husband Tom Openshaw we have been together since I was 15 and he was ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

What A Wonderful Time

I was born in 1945 at Hudson Road, Gee Cross and attended Holy Trinity School and later Greenfield Street, leaving at age 16 to work at Adamsons in Hyde. During the next couple of years I applied to emigrate to Australia. While I still have a soft spot for Gee Cross and Hyde, going to Australia was the best move ever. Anyone who remebers me are welcome to contact me in Perth, Western Australia.

A memory of Hyde by John Wilde

Living In The Cpa Mill On Commercial Road, Godley.

I lived in the CPA or Calico Printers Association mill for about 12 years, where my dad was a foreman who worked in the batiks for many years. We had a huge flat which was knocked down many years ago. We lived next door to a family by the name of Kenyon who I believe had two sons. I went to St ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Stephen Durr

Edith Redfern

Someone posted about an Edith Redfern.  I have relatives in Hyde that were Redferns and wondered if anyone else out there is related.  My grandmother was Doris with a sister Rene, brother Eddie.

A memory of Hyde by Lorraine Hayes

Cheetham Family

Would anyone remember the Cheetham family who lived at/near Marple Bridge, Cheshire, apparently the boys' (no. of boys unknown) of the family who went to the First World War and who unfortunately perished. There was one brother who remained, Bertram Cheetham who married Mabel Faulkner. I would like to know of any history/stories relating to my ancestors. Many thanks. Kathryn

A memory of Hyde by Kathryn Cheetham

Leigh St School

Hi I lived at 12 Ridling lane and went to leigh st primary school / juniors I think from 1960 Would anyone remember me? My name was Lynn White?

A memory of Hyde by lynndaniels

Travis Street

I remember Travis street my Great aunt Polly lived there she was John Redferns Gran I think . I used to go with my mum and nan she kept a huge parrot in the front room hated that bird.

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2


I remember nightingales both the shop and in the old market hall near the swing boats we used to go and watch them make Godley rock, and cough candy, happy days then we used ton scout round the market, usually to buy a pair of stockings for sixpence, from Sharma's stall. Then into booth's café for chips and gravy

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

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