Memories of Hyde

What A Wonderful Time

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

A memory of Hyde by John Wilde

Meschia's

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

A memory of Hyde by queenbee2

I Had A Wonderful Childhood Growing Up In Hyde.

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

A memory of Hyde

Hyde So Many Fond Memories.

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

A memory of Hyde by John Taylor

1950s And 60s

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

A memory of Hyde by Ian Buckley

Hyde Chapel Gee Cross

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

A memory of Hyde by Ken Foley

Hyde

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

A memory of Hyde by Julia Izatt

Living In The Cpa Mill On Commercial Road, Godley.

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

A memory of Hyde by Stephen Durr

Hyde In The Late 60's

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

A memory of Hyde by Alan Hesketh

Sweetshops In Hyde

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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