Memories of Salford

Edith Borough Childrens Home Newcastle Upon Tyne

I was in this home from about 1964 till 1969 would like to speak to anyone else that was thanks susan

A memory of Salford by susan

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

Regent Road

I grew up just off Regent Road and Oldfield Road in the Langdale House flats. We lived in D17 and had many memorable neighbours who we shared many happy times with. I remember the Bergens ice cream cart that was pulled by a white horse, the trains shunting in the coal yard and going shopping on Regent Road with my mum. If I was ...Read full memory

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

Cavendish St

I lived there just opposite St Clements Church. Ordsall park at the bottom of the road. Went to Ordsall board school then secondary modern school. Remember the ice cream cart pulled by horse. Bonfire in Archie st. Going to the pics Boro. Skating up and down Cavendish st. Whit walks. Tin baths, not many people had bathrooms. Toilet ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by lindasmith10

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 birth certificate, at number 15 Ravald Street and the home address is given as 17 Ravald Street, Salford ...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 area, including my mate Andrew Watt who lived on Williamson House. Also the greengrocers shop was owned ...Read full memory

Playing In Salford

I was born in Salford in 1954, except for a brief spell of 4 years in Newton Heath in the late fifties, I have lived there ever since. When I was 11 years old my friend and I were playing digging on the old nursery croft on Brighouse Street when we thought we discovered an old 2nd world war bomb. Most of it was buried, ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Tommy Loomes

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