Memories of Salford

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

School Years

All my school years were spent at st barts on tatton st 1949 to easter 1959 I think my most memorable time was when we went to the isle of man for a weak whith harry holmes who was head master at the time

A memory of Salford by George Thornley

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

Weaste Salford 5

I was born in 1957, lived in Guide Street, Weaste. We never had much in those days but life was good. Our main source of fun was the Sandhills down Mode Wheel, Weaste cemetery and Ladywell Quarry. Days out consisted of a ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Stephen Buck

Street Games Etc

I remember playing football, hockey on skates, whip & too, home-made bogies [pram wheels], there were not many cars then. The bomber that crashed  Irlams oth' height about '47,  collecting books for salvage during the ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Childhood In Salford

I was born Susan Cooke in no. 11 Quanton House, Amersham Street just of Liverpool Street , in my nana's flat. We lived with her until I was 3 from 1957 to 1960 when we moved to Trenham Street near to where the Salford ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Susan Dardis

Clarendon Secondary Modern School Memories 1964 1969

I also remember Fred Faulkner teaching me English and Geography in the 1964 to 1968 period. Bob Coyle was headmaster and Burke was his deputy. Williams 'bone' was my first form teacher and ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by gasmaskgrimshaw

Langdale House Salford

I lived in Langdale House, Salford. It was a block of masonettes, there were two other blocks on the same road, Patterdale and Ennerdale. We lived on the 3rd floor, overlooking a small play park and a row of tiny one ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Ann Mc Kibbin


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

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

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