Memories of Collyhurst

Classmates And Memories Of 1955 1965.....

Hi my names Mary Mclellan nee Gresam. I went to st pats schooI... yrs 1955-65. I lived in Railway street.. then when the houses were condemned we were ...Read full memory

50s On Collyhurst Road

Hi My Name is Robert Elsey born in 1950 in Sheffield, but used to visit and stay with my grandparents May & Richard Howarth at 485 Collyhurst Road situated the next block ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Robert Elsey

Alma St

I was born in No 27 Alma St in September 1944 My Father’s name was Thomas and my mother’s name was Sarah. I went to St Malachys, I left December 1959. I remember the paper mill at the ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Joe Allen

St Catherine's School

I went to St Catherine's school in Collyhurst in the 1940s and 1950s, does anybody remember this school? I cannot find any records or memories from my school, is there ...Read full memory

Memories Of Collyhurst

We moved to collyhurst in the 60's I lived at 6 Central Drive, my name then was Wilds. I went to St Malachy's school, my teacher was Miss Hugh's. I also remember Miss ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst

Gervis Road Collyhurst Flats 1945 1964

My name is Tom Smith, I was born in 17 Gervis Rd, Collyhurst flats in August 1945. My dad was Jack Smith and my mam was Ada; there were 6 kids, John, Mary, ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Tom Smith

Hilary Rhoda Cooke, Nee Singleton

I am looking for my sister Hilary Rhoda Singleton who was born 17th June 1961 in Clifton Road, Eccles. She was adopted by a couple called Edward Patrick Cooke and ...Read full memory

Pilling Street Memories

My gran and aunty Margaret were the last to move out of Pilling Street. I remember Lizzie Whites shop on the corner, playing on chippys roof, sitting on the railway wall ...Read full memory

Collyhurst Flats, Southern Drive

Lived at 17 Southern Drive, went to St Oswalds. One of my memories was helping Harry the firewood lad; he used to sell firewood from his handcart. Marco real ...Read full memory

A memory of Collyhurst by Jimmy Jones

My Memory Of Collyhurst

My name is Denise, I lived at 14 Churnet St (bottom end) near Collyhurst Rd from 1955 until 1967 when we had to move in the clearance. We were 4 doors down from Woolams ...Read full memory

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