Memories of Salford

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

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

Our Gang

I was born in Russel Place off Hankinson St. We had cockroaches all over the house and there was 8 kids & 2 adults in a 2up 2down. We had no money & my dad was a gambler & a violent man. In ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Victor Hughes

Smiths Fish And Chip Shop[

Hi, I'm researching my family history and wonder if anyone remembers Ada and Robert Smith. I think they owned a fish and chip shop but I am not sure where in Salford it would ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Louise Thomas

Salford 6 And Pendlebury

Just finished reading all the memories on here, most of them from Salford folk so much younger than I. Born in 1931, I lived In Pendlebury, as that’s now part of Salford does ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by kristoff379

Tea Leaf Alley Gertrude Street

Yes, I'm almost certain people will remember Gertrude Street. My name is John Howard and I lived at No.31 Gertrude St. Went to Mount Carmel RC, I also went to the Cad on ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by John Howard

Ellor Street

I lived on Ellor Street for the first 16 years of my life. I went to John Street School followed by Pendleton High School for Girls. I clearly remember the Salford Hippodrome at the end of ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

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