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Memories of Salford

Cavendish St

I lived there just opposite St Clements Church. Ordsall park at the bottom of the road. Went to Ordsall board school then secondary modern school. Remember the ice cream cart pulled by ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by lindasmith10

Leaving Home

I worked in Salford Custom House from 1961 to 1963 as a Departmental Clerical Officer (DCO). This was the start of my career in HM Customs & Excise and I have happy and very clear ...Read full memory

Joynson Street, Off Lower Broughton Road

Born in May 1949 at no. 98 Joynson Street, two up two down,as they all were in them days. Tin bath in the back yard. Open fire in the front room where mam ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by John Hall

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by John Howard

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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Victor Hughes


My gran lived in No1 Blackburn Street,The Adelphi just opposite the Hyde Park pub. Among the many stories she told us when we were kids, was of a 'pieman' who used to sell his wares from a ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Cross Laner

We were happy and dirty, playing in the streets, making rafts out of lollipop sticks after the rain with mud, going the the old rec park to watch a Punch and Judy show, also playing in ...Read full memory

Yuk1950s 1960s

I remember my mother buying a hot black pudding in Bury Market and giving half to me and the other half to my sister. It was absolutely freezing weather and it was used as much to ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

The Piazza Regent Road

Hi everybody, I remember the Piazza shopping complex as my dad owned the butchers shop on there, Harry Hargreaves. We had some great times working there and I have great ...Read full memory

Harry Street

My gran lived on Harry Street in the 1960's and early 70's. I remember playing near the trafford swing bridge and the excitement when it was opened.  Old terraced houses slums by ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Debra Edwards

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