I lived at 10 Dow St, Salford, during the 50s.. I remember there was a shop on the corner owned by Mrs Conner`s .. On a Saturday my mum would shop on Lwr Broughton Rd, and a treat would be to stop off at the Milk Bar for a milkshake. During the summer, kids used to play out on the street playing simple games like hop ...Read full memory
I was born in Butleigh Hospital near Somerton in 1968 and lived in Somerton from then until 1990. My Grandparents Ted and Elsie used to be the landlord and landlady of the Globe Inn. In 1974 my Granfer passed away and my nan moved to Weymouth. Whilst they ran the pub we used to supply the beer tent for local gymkhanas. Somerton ...Read full memory
Hi All, does anybody remember Chalfont St, it was just off Trafford road a stones throw away from Salford docks, any body have any photographs of Chalfont St.
When my mum died I lived in Salford markendale st with a family my dad knew I called her auntie Esther uncle Walter her husband they had two daughters may and alma I lived there from age two for about 7 years from 1947 to 1953 I remember may had a baby called Terrence she worked in a soap factory alma got married and had a boy named ...Read full memory
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
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
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
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
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
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
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