Memories of Rochdale

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

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

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

1947 Onward

I also remember there was a slaughter house on (think it was) Blackwater Street, or it could have been Toad Lane. There was a pub across from it called Dusty Miller that was next door to ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Lennie Capuano

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

Mozaics

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

A Rochdale Childhood

My first memory of Rochdale town hall was seeing the King and Queen on the balcony in 1937 when they were on their coronation tour. Another visitor seen there was Gracie ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochdale by Edith Unsworth

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

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

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