I worked as a trainee projectionist at the ABC cinema in Rochdale. Happy days. I now live in south Germany as my wife is German. But I do miss my old job.
I was born in Rochdale in 1934. I attended Champness Hall Sunday School, 1940 -52, which was situated just below the Rochdale Observer offices (on the left of the photo). It was a large ...Read full memory
I used to live on Bury Road and was a keen swimmer. Well I remember if the swimming baths were busy, I used to hop on the Norden bus and go to the outdoor pool at Norden known as the riviera, boy was that water cod, but what great fun was had.
Although we lived in Spotland, our family Doctor was a Doctor Gordon a brusque Scot whom I was Little afraid of. His surgery was at the top left side of Drake street. Just after the war. ...Read full memory
I spent my years living in Langley Middelton Manchester england uk, from 1970, till 1980, i lived thier from beening seven years old till i turned 15 yrs old, i ...Read full memory
I used to live at Daniel Fold Spot land Rochdale, from 1949 ton1955. In 1954 my brother Eric was 8 and I was 9. We would play in a nearby valley we called Healey Dell, and we ...Read full memory
I'm writing about my memories of Cronkeyshaw School. It was situated to the north of Rochdale Town Centre in the corner of a large open common grassland area, Cronkeyshaw ...Read full memory
Although I lived in London I spent much of the summer holidays with my Auntie Mabel and Uncle Bill in Greenhill Avenue, Rochdale. I was 12 then and spent a lot of the time on Lenny Barn ...Read full memory
I used to work in the High Class Department Store opposite to The Walk. It was owned by the Haworth family, with the gentleman's outfitters next door owned by another member of the same ...Read full memory
My family (well, me mum, older brother and I), moved to Rochdale in '53 and lived on Norrey's St, (off George St, which ran parallel with Ramsey St), and I have many memories of the time ...Read full memory
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