Memories of Rochdale


I lived just a few hundred yards from St John's Church and attended mass every Sunday as well as Stations of the Cross or Benediction on Sunday Nights. There is an amazing area of mozaic ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Marcia Cotton

Abc Cinema Rochdale.

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.

A memory of Rochdale by Barry Finan

Drake Street

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

A memory of Rochdale by stanley.rudman

The Lodge Falinge 1901

My husband Brian Biggins' maternal grandfather Thomas Wolfenden was 42 and lived in the Lodge Falinge Park. He was a dyer in a cotton mill and had formerly been a farmer's helper. Has anyone got any ideas about how we can find information about why he would be living there?

Park Follies

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

A memory of Rochdale by Roger Windsor

Stewards Of Rochdale

I worked for Leo at Stewards from 1979 - 1983. Great memories, great days. I remember him hi-jacking folk he recognised as they walked past the shop. Remember Peggy too. He used ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Mark Cowan

Fond Memories

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

A memory of Rochdale by Lynne Wood

Born In Rochdale

I was born in Tatham Strret and then we lived on Milnrow Road where my parents owned a fireplace and china shop. I have many happy memories of my childhood there. I used to go next ...Read full memory

Ahh, Memories!

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

A memory of Rochdale by Pat Hocking

Cutgate Cutgate Baptist Church/Edenfield Road

My initial impression of this particular print; which is typical of the 1960's and which is now a very busy road, is that it is a reverse image of Cutgate ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Brian Clegg

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