Memories of Salford

Regent Road

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

A memory of Salford by Jack Boon

Greengate And Irwell Rubber Works

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

Tea Leaf Alley Gertrude Street

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

A memory of Salford by John Howard

Derby Street

I lived at 24 Derby Street from 1948 to 1958. It was a family road with mum an dad living at 28 and brother Jim up the road. I remember Billy Dags who owned our houses. I remember going over the road to Joan's shop to have a tin of beans until my husband got paid. My husband worked at the fruit market and then P.R Jackksons. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Garry Cooper

Robin Hood Inn

Hi my name is Julie Senior, daughter of Derek Mcbride, born in 1947 and lived in the Robin Hood Inn in Salford. His parents were Annie Mcbride nee Bridge and William David Mcbride and he also had a sister, Doreen Mcbride born 1937. He's been telling me lots of old stories but unfortunately we can't find out much and I'd love ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Julie Senior

Lower Broughton Road

I was born in Elton Street, Lower Broughton Rd. I remember my dad was always working and my mum was a loving mum. I had two sisters and four brothers. I remember the tin bath, the outside toilet, we didn't have much but we were all fed well and clean and well loved. I went to St Clements school. I remember Fred ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Georgina Seddon

Dunnetts Now And Then

Born in Salford 1949, as was my sister in 1947. We lived with our mum and dad, Mary and Ted Dunnett at 379 Liverpool Street, Salford the butchers shop on the corner opposite Dorothy Rosco and Walshes shop. There were four shops, one on each corner. We went to Langworthy School and at Chimney Pot park we played. Fred ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Halton Bank School

I went to Halton Bank school, don't remember much. I came from New Windsor Road school, stayed for a couple of years then we moved to London . What I do remember was wearing a school uniform, playing in the playground and being the water monitor for our table at dinner times - and the tables being covered with big white table cloths.

A memory of Salford by Peter Brennan

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 war, doodle bugs, rallivo. Later on Salford Hipp', the Palace Theatre, all on Cross Lane. St Luke's ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford

Robin Hood Pub In Salford

I was born in 61. My gran and grandad Elizabeth and Thomas Wainwright ran the Robin Hood pub in Salford - I cannot remember the exact street it was on, but I think you could get to it from Lower Broughton Rd. It was a cosy little pub. I remember staying there when I was little and playing behind the bar, which was ...Read full memory

A memory of Salford by Michele Savage

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