Macclesfield, Parkside Asylum 1897

Macclesfield, Parkside Asylum 1897

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Memories of Macclesfield

Frightening Times

In 1997 I worked for a company calles SES security where I was a security officer at Parkside. Over my time there I became fascinated with the layout of the site and spent many many months walking the length and breadth ...Read full memory

A memory of Macclesfield by Gaz Ridley

A Month Not In This World, An Inmate Of Parkside Hospital Macclesfield

It was early summer in 1967 when suffering from a 'mental breakdown' I was admitted into Macc in the middle of the night, horror upon horror me and my mates had often ...Read full memory

A memory of Macclesfield

Mill Street 1950's

My Aunt, Lily Hewitt, owned a 19th century greengrocer's shop down on the left side of this view. She and her Husband Frank (who died in the 1940's) had run the shop from well before WWII, and went most days to ...Read full memory

Good Memories

My grandma, Mary Bowers, worked at Parkside Hospital in the 60's & was there the day Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon in 1969. Mum talks of Grandma & how she found it so funny as the patients were all sat ...Read full memory

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