Memories of Collyhurst

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

Albert Memoriel School And Collyhurst Flat

I lived in Collyhurst Flat at no 10 Foyners Dr. Went to the Albert Memorial School. My nan had a shop in Thorton St, name Fanny Rayner. Knew a lot of people are the cooper Jimmy and Pat, it was nice to hear of Linda Whalen I remember David Lane's mother went in my nan's shop.

The Tin School

I went to the tin school from 1962 until 1966, I had to leave the school as our house on Eggington Street was compulsory purchased by the council and demolished. I remember enjoying ...Read full memory

Collyhurst Flats, Southern Drive

Lived at 17 Southern Drive, went to St Oswalds. One of my memories was helping Harry the firewood lad; he used to sell firewood from his handcart. Marco real ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Jimmy Jones

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

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


Is it just me or has anyone from Collyhurt experienced or heard about paranormal happening in and around houses. My friend lived on Lashbrook Close and her house has a lot of paranormal ...Read full memory

A True Collyhurst Girl

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

A memory of Collyhurst

Info For Tony Graham

I remember David Lane from Central Drive who was a singer with 'The Mudlarks' Here's some info; They were a family group from Luton, Bedfordshire, originally comprising Jeff ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I was born in Tebbutt Street in 1951. I went to St. Pat's School. Fond memories of Osborn St. baths, Hunts chippy and the toffee apple shop on Rochdale Rd. Played on Barney's tip as a kid ...Read full memory

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