Memories of Salford

Regent Road School Holidays In Westward Ho Skipton And Dalson

I was at Regent Road and in love with Mr Oldfield's daughter, Alison, when I was about 8. I have great memories of school holidays at Westward Ho, Skipton and Dalston Cumbria when 3 or 4 of us went to Greta Green and Hadrians wall in Pop Siddall's Ford Zephyr.

A memory of Salford by Mike Hall

Living In A Two Up, Two Down

I have great happy memories of Tennyson Street just behind Seaford Road, Salford. I was born in 44 Tennyson Street to an irish mam, I was the youngest of three with two older brothers. My mam said in them days, 'I ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Donna Odonnell


I was born in New Bury St just off Tattoo St. I remember playing in the streets, hand making bogies going to St Joeys School, going down the old railtracks and playing in the burnt out buildings. I remember going to the tiny picture ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Tony Barrett

Cross Laner

We were happy and dirty, playing in the streets, making rafts out of lollipop sticks after the rain with mud, going the the old rec park to watch a Punch and Judy show, also playing in the sand pit where I lost my shoes, went home ...Read full memory

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 my dad coming home from work, whose name is ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Marlene Fernley


My gran lived in No1 Blackburn Street,The Adelphi just opposite the Hyde Park pub. Among the many stories she told us when we were kids, was of a 'pieman' who used to sell his wares from a handcart. Each Friday evening he would park his ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Weaste Memories

I have just read various entries for remembering streets of Salford which had my childhood flooding back to me with lots of affection. I also can remember the cobbled streets, rag bone man etc. But I also remember the ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by David Smith

Scales Street Seedley Salford 6

Seedley, Salford 6 God, how this page is bringing back memories! I'm a demob baby! Mind you, a lot of men coming back from the war celebrated the that's why the baby boom happened! Although born in Old ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Tim Williamson

Massey /Sharples

My name is Debbie Sharples, I was born at 456 Great Cheetham Street in 1958. My dad was Alec Sharples and my mother Joan Sharples (nee Massey). My grandparents, Sarah and Harold Massey, were coal merchants who lived on ...Read full memory

Gone But Not Forgotten

I was born 23 Gallemore Street, just off Union Street; mother's name was Betty, brothers were Harold, Barry and Stephen. Sisters were Joyce ,Sandra and Ann. The pub on the corner was called the Brunswick. Hough Lane ran ...Read full memory

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