Memories of Salford

Ravald Street

CAIN - I am researching my family tree and also trying to add some meat to the bones - if you know what I mean. My Mom was born in Salford in 1923 and the thing I find most interesting is that she was born, according to her ...Read full memory

Salford Childhood

I was born in and grew up in Salford. My dad had a pub "The Farriers Arms" off Bury Street, and before that my dad was caretaker of Ladywell flats. We lived in Flint House, the blocks were alphabetically named, Albion, Barry, ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Moira Edge

My Salford Days From 1953

I have very fond memories of Salford. I first lived in Franklin St, Ordsall, until I was about 4 or 5 years old. I recall the pub on the corner and the church at the other end. I lived on the landings facing the ...Read full memory

The Piazza Regent Road

Hi everybody, I remember the Piazza shopping complex as my dad owned the butchers shop on there, Harry Hargreaves. We had some great times working there and I have great memories of the good people that lived in the ...Read full memory

Salford 5

I have just obtained my father's birth certificate. I noticed that the address is 16 Rochester Avenue, Salford 5. I was wondering of anyone knows whereabouts this is as I haven't had much luck finding out.

A memory of Salford by Claire Lawler

Yuk1950s 1960s

I remember my mother buying a hot black pudding in Bury Market and giving half to me and the other half to my sister. It was absolutely freezing weather and it was used as much to keep our hands warm as for food. I can't even ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Good Old Days In Salford

I was born in Salford, one of six children to Edith Casey and Ken Casey, their other children consisted of Linda, Alan, Barry, Ken, Paul and of course myself. We lived at number 50 Bury Street which was off Ellor ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Nigel Yates

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


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

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

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