Memories of Stretford

Davyhulme Park And Around

Living on the Lostock Estate in a Council house on Radstock Road, I can remember being taken as a treat, to Davyhulme Park and the paddling pool/boating lake. What a big ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by bartonhillbum

Davehulme Road Stretford

MY FAMILY AN I LIVED ON DAVEYHULME ROAD STRETFORD I WAS BORN THERE AN LIVED WITH MY 5 BROTHERS AN 4 SISTERS WE LIVED NEXT DOOR TO BARLOWS NEWSAGENT AN SWEET HUT AN ACROSS THE ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by David Barrow

Stretford, Barkway Road.

I loved living in Stretfrod, although I lived at the other end of Stretford, on the Urmston boundary. I can remember those days very well. My mum had an account at Cromptons ...Read full memory

The Back Fields

I lived in Marple Grove from 1945 until 1965 - we used to go into the back fields and either play in the brook at the top near Park Road, or in the next field with a lot of pipes. ...Read full memory

Gorse Hill

Please can anyone remember if there was a house that sat on the side of Christie Road and the canal? All I can remember was that it was a big red-bricked 4-storey house the you could see ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by Robert Moore

Jackson Boat Platt Fields

I too remember Jackson's Boat. Living off Derbyshire Lane in Stretford, we would make the mammoth walk down the canal to Jackson's Boat on a Sunday and have a drink sat ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by Sandra Bunker

Coniston Road

We lived on Coniston Road, the Smith family in the Fryin Pan, does anyone remember us? Jean, Barbara, Jimmy and Pat, we lived next door to the Kkennedys and no-one either side of us. ...Read full memory

Bridgewater Canal

My younger brother Russell and I grew up on Coniston Road in Stretford and one of my earliest memories was of going down to the canal armed with pickle jars that had breathing holes ...Read full memory

The Canel/River/Pictures

We lived on Chatsworth Road and used to walk to the Bridgewater, or on to the Mersey by the Bridge pub for a swim and to fish! Not that we ever caught anything in the Mersey. ...Read full memory

Jacksons Boat

Reading the post about catching sticklebacks in the bridgewater brought memories flooding back. I lived in Clifton Street, off Stretford Road. At the weekend we used to get some butties ...Read full memory

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