Memories of Hyde

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

Hyde In The Late 60's

I attended Greenfield Street Boys School from 1965-6, until I moved to another school. Shops around that time included, Woolworths. Hyde Sports Centre on the corner of Newton Street and Manchester road. Garbutts shoes, Newton Street. The Jester coffee bar Meschias coffee bar. UCP tripe shop/snack bar. Halls ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Alan Hesketh

School Days

I went to Hyde Chaple School from 1953 to 1959 then to Leigh Street School from 1959 to 1964. I really enjoyed my school days. I would like to hear from anyone who attended the same schools for the same period as myself. I was called Sally Jones before I was married.

A memory of Hyde by Sally Cornes


My abiding memory of Hyde as a child growing up in the late 50's - 60's was going shopping with my mum on a Saturday afternoon. My mum always dressed up as though it was a special occasion. We always went into Ibbotson's where my auntie worked and where at times, when they were short staffed, my mum would wash the dishes. Their ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Julia Izatt

I Had A Wonderful Childhood Growing Up In Hyde.

We used to go swimming at the local baths on a Saturday morning, then into Meschias for ice cream. In the afternoon we would walk down Market Street, or Hyde Lane as some people called it. We would go round the market, buy our stockings or tights off Sharma then go in the market hall just to smell the lovely aroma of the sweets that were being cooked on the sweet stall. Oh what memories.

A memory of Hyde

St Georges Youth Club

My dad ran the St George's youth club for a few years. He also had the butcher's shop on Old Road in Flowery Field and my grandpa owned the butchers on Croft Street. The youth club was up some rickety stairs in the loft space in the old school. I remember the old sofas and carpet with holes in but many happy times ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde

Leigh Street School 1958 1962

Trying to find anybody who may remember me from school or from Waverley Road, Hyde, also Lynda Bardsley from Astoria Hyde.

A memory of Hyde by Peter Jackson

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