Memories of Salford

Beloved Eastleigh 1957 To 1970

I was Born 1948 in Portsmouth, my Ex Navy dad wanted to go as far from the sea and war as possible. Thus carpenter on remote estates with tied housing at Liphook, Chard, Broughton. Hell for a poor family and 3 / 4 kids. FINALLY we moved to Wonderful, beautiful Eastleigh in January 1957 to a house attached to ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by vaughan.clark48

Salford "Its My History"

Salford forms much of my family’s history, although I only spent a little time there, leaving when I was very young, some years ago I started to wonder how? why? what? brought both my families the HARRIS family on my Dad’s side and the KEMP family on my mother’s side, to Salford, what I found was like so many families the ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Peter Harris

Palmers Green 1946/7.

Shorltly after the World War 2 I visited Palmers Green with my parents and we visited an Aunt who lived in some flats very close to a Cinema on the Main Mstreet. The flats had a few Garages at the rear and I still have a rough drawing which I did looking down from the bedroom window on a car near the Garages. I remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by nanceandmo

Regent Road

I was born in Salford, but in 1936. My grandparents lived in a street just off Regent Road called Comus Street. My grandfather was in charge of a factory that made tallow and soap. I worked early in my life at Hope Hospital and did Lab. Work for the Clinic on Regent Road. The pubs were great and my pals and myself would come ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Jack Boon

Greengate And Irwell Rubber Works

Does anyone remember my mum who worked at the rubber works? Her name was Annie Pollock (nee Flannigan). If so I would love to hear from you. Sheila Jenkinson

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 on Regent Rd many times. I'm always bumping into Alf Sharkey on the precinct. My pals back then were; Johnny Saunders, Eddie Murphy, Henry ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by John Howard

Derby Street

I lived at 24 Derby Street from 1948 to 1958. It was a family road with mum an dad living at 28 and brother Jim up the road. I remember Billy Dags who owned our houses. I remember going over the road to Joan's shop to have a tin of beans until my husband got paid. My husband worked at the fruit market and then P.R Jackksons. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Garry Cooper

Robin Hood Inn

Hi my name is Julie Senior, daughter of Derek Mcbride, born in 1947 and lived in the Robin Hood Inn in Salford. His parents were Annie Mcbride nee Bridge and William David Mcbride and he also had a sister, Doreen Mcbride born 1937. He's been telling me lots of old stories but unfortunately we can't find out much and I'd love ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Julie Senior

Lower Broughton Road

I was born in Elton Street, Lower Broughton Rd. I remember my dad was always working and my mum was a loving mum. I had two sisters and four brothers. I remember the tin bath, the outside toilet, we didn't have much but we were all fed well and clean and well loved. I went to St Clements school. I remember Fred ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Georgina Seddon

Dunnetts Now And Then

Born in Salford 1949, as was my sister in 1947. We lived with our mum and dad, Mary and Ted Dunnett at 379 Liverpool Street, Salford the butchers shop on the corner opposite Dorothy Rosco and Walshes shop. There were four shops, one on each corner. We went to Langworthy School and at Chimney Pot park we played. Fred ...Read full memory

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