I lived on Travis Street at a small shop for a short time in 1967 and went to Leigh Street School.
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
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 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
Being born and brought up in Flowery Field, Hyde was the centre of the universe for us as children. After shopping on Hyde market we would turn the corner and enter into the world ...Read full memory
My dad ran the St George's youth club for a few years. He also had the butcher's shop on Old Road in Flowery Field and my grandpa owned the butchers on Croft Street. The youth club ...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 remember nightingales both the shop and in the old market hall near the swing boats we used to go and watch them make Godley rock, and cough candy, happy days then we used ton scout round ...Read full memory
I was born in 1963 in Travis Street, Hyde, my parents Joan and Stan Smith owned a small shop at the time. I think it may have been a general grocers. They moved to Newton shortly after ...Read full memory
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