Memories of Rochdale

Drake Street.

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

Cronkeyshaw Junior School

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

A memory of Rochdale by Norman Foulds

My Time In Foster Care 1970 To 1980

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

A memory of Rochdale by Susan Farrow

Daredevil Balancing

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

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

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

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


I was born on Elliot st in dec 1944 in 1945 I was placed in an orphanage in a convent in facit where I spent about two years. I would love to find out about this place,i think it may have been ...Read full memory

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


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

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