Memories of Collyhurst

War Time

I was born in Northern Ireland and lived in Belfast. One night the German Lufwaffa bombed Belfast - there were 1000 or more were killed that night. I and my brothers and sisters were ...Read full memory

Warts And All

From Ethel Charnock to Ethel Middleton when I migrated and married an Australian. I was born in 1933 attended St James Church of England, the eldest of four kids, two sisters and ...Read full memory

Collyhurst Buildings

May 3rd 2012, I was born at number 3 Collyhurst Buildings, Manchester, England. The fourth daughter of Mary (Cissy) McCarley, and her husband, Joe. My sisters were Mary, ...Read full memory

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. ...Read full memory

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

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 ...Read full memory

Kingsley Crescent

I was born in Miles Platting in Saville Street in 1946, we then moved to 94 Kingsley Crescent in Collyhurst Flats. I have a sister Called Carole. I went to St Luke's then on to ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Ron Holt

Beautiful Memories

Hello. I was born at Crumpsall Hospital 1945 and lived at 59 Dalton St, for seven years. Mother is named Eileen and dad was Fred. I had an older sister Barbara. My Aunty ...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 ...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 ...Read full memory

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