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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 resevoirs. I recall going to see the famiy doctor Yonace. who was a lovely man. From there we moved to ...Read full memory


my childhood friend with a surname of Reed or Ried would be taken to hemel hempstead cinama, as his father was the manager. He would let us run round the seats and to keep us quiet hed give us sweets untill the film started..The Hot Rock. starring .. Robert Redford. or kellys heroes with Clint Eastwood. all for free. Would be nice ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by blitvert5

Lost Relative

Hello, my mother was brought up in Lymm Cheshire but went to live with her mother Edith Pearson (mother of Stan Pearson footballer) in Broughton Salford. They lived at 9 Bradley Avenue. She told me of the many fond memories she has of living there. I am trying to find anyone who may know of a Michael K Grezorzek who may have lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Louise Thomas

Burgess The Butchers Ordsall

Hello Anyone remember John Burgess the butcher? He lived on Nashville St then Branson St. I can't find any record of his shop but he ran it during the war. He was my grandfather. Thanks

A memory of Salford by julie.greenacre

A Beginning

My Grandfather, Richard Summersgill, was born in Prescot, Lancashire on July 9, 1864 the son of Richard and Ellen Gore Summersgill. He emigrated to USA in 1888. His friend Peter Kelly worked at the Pilkington Glass with him, and they emigrated the same year. Richard was naturalized on August 3, 1893 in Bridgeton, Cumberland Co. New ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by ancestor17


Went to Clarendon secondary modern school between 1963 to 1967. Lived on clement attllee flats. Does anyone have school photos from then please

A memory of Salford by Elaine Cooke

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 area, including my mate Andrew Watt who lived on Williamson House. Also the greengrocers shop was owned ...Read full memory

Salford Royal Hospital

Re e-mail from Jane Wilkinson 08/09/2014. If you could let me have your own e-mail address i will be happy to help if i can. John Harding was my brother. Thanks Ann

A memory of Salford by Ann Harding

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 barefoot, mum went mad. Having days out with aunty's cousins etc to Drinkwaterpark. Went to New ...Read full memory

Mother Coming Home Frome Wok

My mother told a story from the time of the Second World War which involved her coming home and finding her caravan which she and her brother, sister and her mother lived in near the dock wall on Broadway off Trafford Road. when she got home late at night she found a near miss had exploded over the other side of ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Sidney Bennett

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