Memories of Collyhurst

Bowles Shop

Does anyone remember Elsie Bowles [my great auntie}, she ran a shop from the converted front room of her terrace house on Fitzgeorge Street, Collyhurst, her mother opended the shop in ...Read full memory

Bronze Street Collyhurst

Hi everyone, I went to St Pat's 1956 -1962 and lived at 17 Bronze Street. I remember Brian Kidd going to our school. We had a good football team, I think the headmaster was ...Read full memory

St Catherine's School

I went to St Catherine's school in Collyhurst in the 1940s and 1950s, does anybody remember this school? I cannot find any records or memories from my school, is there anybody ...Read full memory

Our Street

Our Street was named Aston Street at the back of the Kings Arms pub in Rochdale Road. It was an amazing little street with a tripe shop and pies at the top of the street, a garage next ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Bernice Wood

Surprised That There Has Been No Replies To Me??????

Well, I would like to say that I replied to a number of members on this forum who kindly replied back to my messages to them, I must say though that I ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Alan Briggs

Long Gone But Not Forgotten.

The day I was born,1942 Bright Street off Reather Street. I remember Osborn St wash house, went with Mam. I also remember a pub next street to ours called Blue Bell. I ...Read full memory

A Wonderful Time In Copper Street

My name is Carole McCarthy (nee MALONE) I was born in December 1951 in a maternity unit on Rochdale Road near to the Embassy Club. I lived in Copper Street in ...Read full memory

50s On Collyhurst Road

Hi My Name is Robert Elsey born in 1950 in Sheffield, but used to visit and stay with my grandparents May & Richard Howarth at 485 Collyhurst Road situated the next block of ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Robert Elsey

People And Friends That I Knew Or Know, And Places That I Worked At

I lived on Lilley Street (off Queens Road) and used to go in: The Bottom Derby, The Osborne House, The Milan, The Forresters, The ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Alan Briggs

The Sand Park

We lived in 41 Northern Drive, as kids we would play for hours in the sand park. We would watch women working in the Acme tin works, with the big steel presses banging down, making ...Read full memory

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