Memories of Collyhurst

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

Collyhurst Dwelling

My dad's family lived in the Collyhurst dwellings around 1910 - 1940 not sure exact dates; their name was Hill and there were 12 in all, 6 brothers and 6 sisters. Does anyone remember any of the Hills? If so, it would be nice to hear from you. Michael's daughter, Angela.

A memory of Collyhurst by Angela Hill

Windsor Street

I used to live on Windsor Street. My name was Rita Meuse, my mum and dad were Sid and Irene. I used to go to the Tin School and had a brother called Cyril, he was in the cubs. I used ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Rita Daly

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

Northern Drive Collyhurst

Hi everyone, my family lived in Northern Drive from 1955 - 1966. I lived with my granparents, Jake Winter and Flo his wife. I remember the [flats] street parties we had at ...Read full memory

Late 50's

I was born in 1953, lived at 375 Collyhurst Road, next to the croft, and went to St Malachy's. We lived in Collyhurst Road until they decided to pull all the houses down and we moved to an ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by lbankier53

Tin School

I lived at 13 Belmot Stret, I went to the tin school in the 1950s, the headmaster was Mr Munie, he used to have a leather strap in his office. I have a picture of when I was playing for ...Read full memory

Collyhurst By Ernie Dignam

I too was born in Collyhurst and we lived on Providence Place. My brother went to the tin school and we have a photo of him walking in the Whit Walks. Marcell Guest Paints ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst

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

My Top Ten Memories Of Collyhurst

I also remember Christmas1948, going out the side front door and seeing everywhere were covered with snow. It were so cold but it were beautiful. Now bonfire ...Read full memory

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