Memories of Salford

Derby Street, Lower Broughton, Salford 7

I lived in Derby Street, Lower Broughton from my birth in 1944 until we moved to Little Hulton in 1954. I remember the Coopers living there too, Billy and Garry Cooper. They lived a few doors away from ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Anne Radcliffe

Memories Of Salford 7

I was born in Hope Hospital in 1946 and lived at number 2 Arm Street, Salford 7. I went to Grecian Street school and every Sat. me and my friends used to go to the Tower picture house - it was 6p to get in and 3p for an ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Ann Richards

Burgons Ice Cream

I lived in 14 Halliwell Street near Ordsall Park. I remember when the horse pulling the ice cream cart kicked a car on Hartington Street which put a right dent in the wing. There was a right old curfuffle. Loved Salford and Ordsall, best years of my childhood.

A memory of Salford by Alan Bleasby

Mount Carmel School Salford 5

I would dearly love to be able to show the photos I have of mount carmel school,from 1952 onwards,the whit walks,the class photos etc................. Mr.Glynn Miss Grey etc........................can anyone tell me how to do it please ?

Bridson Street

I was born at Hope Hospital and Christened at St.Luke's. A lot of my family (including me until I was 4 yrs of age) lived on Bridson St. My nan Dorothy (Dolly) and grandad William (Bill) Kendrick lived on the street until they ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Lower Broghton

I remember so well going on the No 73 bus home from a night out in Manchester to Warwick St in Higher Broughton. I went to Broughton High and my best friend was Gillian Guy whose family owned the newsagents on Lower Broughton ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Irene Walton

Salford 1967 1972

Hi, I lived at 20 Todd Street, Higher Broughton, Salford for 5 years. I left when I was 7. Went to St Thomas School, don't remember too much of school. Made my holy communion there. Remember going to Heaton and Manley ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Noreena Langdon

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 to have an Ice Cream seller who came EVERY ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Stephen Winder

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 in near the dock wall on Broadway off ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Sidney Bennett

School St In The Fifties

Hi Jacqueline, I lived at 9 School Street. My name is Mike Hawkins and I was born in 1947. I think your name was Burgess and your brother Tommy was my childhood best friend. He moved to Welwyn Garden City and I never ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Michael Hawkins

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