I was born Heather Pickering in 1952 and lived from there on in Collyhurst Flats. I also remember playing on Barnies tip and getting into trouble from my mother for doing so. I went ...Read full memory
Hi, I'm Gloria Casson, born in Crumsull Hospital. I went to St James School and St James Church. My mother's name was Mary Casson, I lived in Collyhurst Flats, ...Read full memory
I was born to Michael and Mary Murray (nee Williamson) at 79 Reather Street - a long terrace street running between Rochdale Road and Oldham Road about a mile and a half from the ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember Lizzie Tinker who lived in Nicolson Street, and Annie Reid? Lizzie's children; Mary, John, Fred, Madge and Ethel. Annie's children; Billy and Sylvia. Mary's ...Read full memory
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
I was born in Kingsley Crescent in the flats and proud of it, I am, the people were so friendly. I remember playing cricket with Carlo Satori, he became a footballer for Man ...Read full memory
My name is Tom Smith, I was born in 17 Gervis Rd, Collyhurst flats in August 1945. My dad was Jack Smith and my mam was Ada; there were 6 kids, John, Mary, ...Read full memory
We moved from Northumberland to Collyhurst after the war. My Dad worked at Victoria Station and my Mum got a job at Phillips Soles and Heels. We lived on Knoll Street which was ...Read full memory
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
My name is Denise, I lived at 14 Churnet St (bottom end) near Collyhurst Rd from 1955 until 1967 when we had to move in the clearance. We were 4 doors down from Woolams clog ...Read full memory
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