Memories of Salford


I was born and bred in Salford in 1942 on Littleton Road, the first thing I remember was the flooding of the River Irwell and then queuing for Canadian Aid at Kersal Cells with my mum, we got a ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

School Years

All my school years were spent at st barts on tatton st 1949 to easter 1959 I think my most memorable time was when we went to the isle of man for a weak whith harry holmes who was head master at the time

A memory of Salford by George Thornley

Gone But Not Forgotten

I was born 23 Gallemore Street, just off Union Street; mother's name was Betty, brothers were Harold, Barry and Stephen. Sisters were Joyce ,Sandra and Ann. The pub on the corner ...Read full memory

Mount Carmel Salford 1952

I was born on Cavendish Street opposit St.Clements church,and moved to Ordsall flats in 1949 brand new they were ! We lived in Everard House near the Globe pub. We went to ...Read full memory

Massey /Sharples

My name is Debbie Sharples, I was born at 456 Great Cheetham Street in 1958. My dad was Alec Sharples and my mother Joan Sharples (nee Massey). My grandparents, Sarah and Harold Massey, ...Read full memory

Ice Cream

Reading your comments about Salford Gone and the ice cream man brought back similar memories to me. I was born at 34 Nora Street, Salford 7 in 1950. Albeit Lower Broughton. However, we used ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Stephen Winder

Why Do I Remember Salford

I have lived all over the world, call myself an Australian and I currently live in Prague. But I was born in Salford and lived there probably till I was about 7 years old. ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Wayne Smith

Lower Broughton

Lived early days on Cheetham Street before moving away to Old Trafford, then Newton Heath, but then in 1960 Mam and Dad bought the hardware shop under the 'Verandah' on Lower Broughton ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Born In Salford, Living There Until 1951, My Happiest Years

Actually I was born in 1936, in Hope Hospital. My mom was Elizabeth Scotchford and my dad Noel Lilley. They separated after my brother Paul was ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Pat Cambridge

Mother Coming Home Frome Wok

My mother told a story from the time of the Second World War which involved her coming home and finding her caravan which she and her brother, sister and her mother lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Sidney Bennett

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