Memories of Salford

Mount Carmel School

I went to mount carmel school during 1945 - 1955 my name was jean shaw l rememder Mr Jolly Mr Glyne, Miss Grey, Miss Ward, Mr Miller (The ten foot killer), liitle Jock and many ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Jeans Shaw

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

Salford Days

Salford streets so dark and grey, but on them in Ordsall we all did play. The Irwells waters at Mark Addy bridge. The rubber works smell, in my nostrils still. No computers or games, just ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Harry Livesey

Ordsall Lane

I was born and brought up in Chadderton Street near Greengate and Irwell, which we called the rubber works. My mam and dad both worked there. I used to play on mark addie waiting for ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Marlene Fernley

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

Greengate And Irwell Rubber

Hi Mate. You wrote under Greengate and Irwell banner. During the late 1940s, I worked at The Salford Electrial Instrument works in Silk Street. Many a day I walked to ...Read full memory

Does Anyone Remember Greengate Irwell Irwell Works And Mark Addys Bridge

Does anyone remember Greengate & Irwell, Irwell Works, off Ordsall Lane? From 1957 to 1962 I worked there as one of the three ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Jean Rowland

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

4 Years At Clarendon Secondary Modern

I was born at Hope Hospital in March 1947 and lived in Ducie Place off Liverpool St, close to the Oldfield Rd end. I went to Hope Street school till I was 10, and ...Read full memory

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