Memories of Collyhurst

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

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

Gloria Cassons' Memories Of Collyhurst

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

Street Lights With Amrs.

Hi, Herbert here. As a very small boy, locked away in my head, I suddenly remember street lights; they were funny street lights with arms. Well, every night a man used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst

Gervis Road Collyhurst Flats 1945 1964

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

A memory of Collyhurst by Tom Smith

St James School

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

The Tin School And Churnet Street, Manchester

Does anyone remember Beryl Hughes (formally Collinge) married to Robert Hughes and lived in Churnet Street, Manchester up to 1965? My brothers, Robert ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Jayne Hughes

Collyhurst Flats

I lived at 6 Central Drive from the age of about 3 to the age of 14. I went to The Albert Memorial School on Queens Road and left there in '61 We had moved to Langley, Middleton in ...Read full memory

St Patrick's School

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

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

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