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Memories of Collyhurst

St James

Hi everyone, I too lived in Collyhurst, and also went to St James School, I think the year was 1952. I lived in Zinc Street if I remember correctly, the Locomotive pub was on the corner ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Carol Rae

Collyhurst Flats

I lived in Ryder Street, my maiden name was Healey. I have two brothers, Ry and Alf . My mam used to go to the wash house. My brothers used to go to the old St James and I used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Lynn Hatton

Happy Times In Collyhurst

I was born in Windsors Street, Collyhurst in 1950. I went to St Oswald's School and also walked with St James Sunday School. I remember Pop Henson, he married my mam & ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by June Major

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Linda Phillips

St Malachys Primary School 1951 To 1956

I was born in Manchester in 1945, and moved with my family to Kingsly Crescent Collyhurst flats. My father died in 1948, and my mother, brother Joe and I ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Vincent Stevenson

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

A memory of Collyhurst by Linda Phillips

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Maggi Dignam

My Collyhurst

I was born in Weber Street (now Collyhurst Road) and went to St Malachy's from 1950 to 1957. I have really fond memories of my childhood, with picnics in Queen's Park (water and jam ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Carole Costin

Our Street

Our Street was named Aston Street at the back of the Kings Arms pub in Rochdale Road. It was an amazing little street with a tripe shop and pies at the top of the street, a garage next ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Bernice Wood

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

A memory of Collyhurst by Mavis Mc Grath

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