Memories of Hyde

Sweet Shops

The bow-windowed shop in Market Street was Singleton's.

A memory of Hyde by Susan Jaleel


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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

Hyde Chapel Gee Cross

I lived on Apethorne Lane, Gee Cross from 1941 (when I was born), till 1962 when I left the area. Saturday nights were the highlight of the week, with a dance held at Hyde Chapel, which was always well attended, with the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Ken Foley

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 Hyde

I was born in 1963 in Travis Street, Hyde, my parents Joan and Stan Smith owned a small shop at the time. I think it may have been a general grocers. They moved to Newton shortly after I was born. They then bought a ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Gillian Hullock

Where Are They Now What Do You Remember

Mr Kimblin was the headmaster at Bredbury County Primary. I also remember Miss Littlebotem, Mrs Guyton, Mrs Lambert, Mrs Lydiard, Mr Hume and Mr and Mrs Garlic; have any info on those teachers please. There ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Kevin Wood

Old Hyde

I was born September 1930 and remember parts of Hyde that are long gone. I lived my early years in John St and remember Charles St and when it was finally demolished. The old shop opposite the Scala Cinema called Sammy Wilkinson, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Harold Snelson

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde


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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Julia Izatt

1950s And 60s

I was born in 1950 and lived first in Parsonage St and then, from 1956, in Woodend Lane. I attended St George's Primary and Junior School and was an active member of St George's Church. My earliest memories include two shops. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Hyde by Ian Buckley

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