I was born in 1945 at Hudson Road, Gee Cross and attended Holy Trinity School and later Greenfield Street, leaving at age 16 to work at Adamsons in Hyde. During the next couple of ...Read full memory
I .have so many happy memories of Meschia's I spent every week there, my sister Pat and I used to take the big wash on a Saturday morning to the launderette opposite, and while waiting for the ...Read full memory
We used to go swimming at the local baths on a Saturday morning, then into Meschias for ice cream. In the afternoon we would walk down Market Street, or ...Read full memory
Nightingales on the corner opposite the post office. What a wonderful smell when you walked in. The cafe (Booth's?) just up from CABLE shoes where I started work at age 14, best ...Read full memory
I was born in 1950 and lived first in Parsonage St and then, from 1956, in Woodend Lane. I attended St George's Primary and Junior School and was an active member of St George's Church. My ...Read full memory
I lived on Apethorne Lane, Gee Cross from 1941 (when I was born), till 1962 when I left the area. Saturday nights were the highlight of the week, with a dance held at Hyde Chapel, ...Read full memory
My abiding memory of Hyde as a child growing up in the late 50's - 60's was going shopping with my mum on a Saturday afternoon. My mum always dressed up as though it was a special occasion. We ...Read full memory
I lived in the CPA or Calico Printers Association mill for about 12 years, where my dad was a foreman who worked in the batiks for many years. We had a ...Read full memory
I attended Greenfield Street Boys School from 1965-6, until I moved to another school. Shops around that time included, Woolworths. Hyde Sports Centre on the corner of Newton ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember the great sweet shops we had in Hyde? Notably Nightingales who had a stall in the old original market hall, where they used to make gorgeous toffee while everyone ...Read full memory
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