Memories of Earlestown

Memories Of A Bygone Time

I was now old enough to drink (18) but unofficially you could always get a drink at certain pubs, which I'll not name but say thanks for looking out for me when I got tipsy ...Read full memory

Newton Grammar School

I went to NGS in 1939. It was a great school. Those school dinners cooked on site by Annie the cook and the smell coming up the corridor about 11o'clock. I remember when they ...Read full memory

Memory Of A 5 Year Old

we used to live at 70 earls street, my dad used to work in the signal box that was situated opposite. I can still remember when our house got modernised when they turned one bedroom into a bathroom.

A memory of Earlestown by nitromason

Toy Stall

I loved the Friday markets. The crowded stalls transformed the drab square. The cries of the stall holders, the bustle of shoppers, the baskets laden with fruit and veg. My favourite ...Read full memory

A memory of Earlestown by Sharon High

Fish Mongers Legh Street

The fishmongers was Bob Lightfoot's, he was a mate. He also had a stall on the market.

A memory of Earlestown by Bill Smith

Newton Le Willows Grammar School In Wartime

Joined the school in 1939 in 3A. I remember Miss Peters, a Cambridge graduate, who taught English, Mr Pidcott who taught Maths, Mr. Goody History. It was ...Read full memory

Memories Of A Youth

I remember when there were two fishmongers in Earlestown, Lyons's fishmongers in Bridge St. and one whose name I can't remember in Legh St., now we have none.  We also had ...Read full memory

Childhood Days

The year I began at Newton le Willows Grammar School, I had sprained my ankle running through the back lanes of Earle Street in the holidays and had my foot in a bandage. We lived in ...Read full memory

2nd Fishmongers

I remember Lightfoots fishmongers in Legh Street, it was under Harry Berry's dance studio, facing District School on Legh Street. Does anyone else remember this?

Yew Tree Farm, Haydock

My parents farmed here before it was sold for industrial units. We also farmed the one in Newton le Willows with the same name.

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