Memories of Collyhurst

Birtle Street

It would be great to hear from anybody who was around Dalton Street , Worth Street, Danzic Street, or who went to the Rex picture house, played on Barnies, Bobs Hill, went in Jock ...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

Olden Days

We used to play on Barney's hills, also known locally as Ashes. I also remember the May Queen and Molly Dancers, the herbalist shop on Rochdale Road, and happy days playing in the muck ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst

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

Living In Collyhurst

I remember when my mum, dad and myself moved to Collyhurst. My mum was delighted to be back as she and dad where both born in Collyhurst; she lived in Livsey Street and dad in ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Donna Simms

Beech Mount Maternity Hospital, Harpurhey

My name is Lorna Fielding (nee Singleton), I was born in Beech Mount Hospital Harpurhey, which was in Oak Bank Street, Harpurhey, on 2nd November 1951. I had ...Read full memory

My Collyhurst.

Hi,my name is Margaret Mcdonagh (nee ward) a proud Collyhurst girl. I was born in 72 Thornton St North. My parents were Elizabeth and John Ward, my brothers John, Billy, Harry, Mike ...Read full memory

Happy Days

My name is Marina Lord (nee Jones). I lived with my mam, dad, 3 sisters and one brother at 100 Sherwood Street, Collyhurst. I have happy memories growing up there. My mam was called Ethel ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Marina Lord

From The Beginning!

I was born in 1938 in Needwood Street off Rochdale Road. My Mam and Dad were allocated a new flat in Kingsley Crescent when I was a year old so all my memories are of the 'flats'. ...Read full memory

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

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