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Memories of Stretford

The Back Fields

I lived in Marple Grove from 1945 until 1965 - we used to go into the back fields and either play in the brook at the top near Park Road, or in the next field with a lot of pipes. ...Read full memory

Jacksons Boat

Reading the post about catching sticklebacks in the bridgewater brought memories flooding back. I lived in Clifton Street, off Stretford Road. At the weekend we used to get some ...Read full memory

Coniston Road

We lived on Coniston Road, the Smith family in the Fryin Pan, does anyone remember us? Jean, Barbara, Jimmy and Pat, we lived next door to the Kkennedys and no-one either side of us. ...Read full memory

Davehulme Road Stretford

MY FAMILY AN I LIVED ON DAVEYHULME ROAD STRETFORD I WAS BORN THERE AN LIVED WITH MY 5 BROTHERS AN 4 SISTERS WE LIVED NEXT DOOR TO BARLOWS NEWSAGENT AN SWEET HUT AN ACROSS ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by David Barrow

The Seymour

My uncle's favourite place.

The Canel/River/Pictures

We lived on Chatsworth Road and used to walk to the Bridgewater, or on to the Mersey by the Bridge pub for a swim and to fish! Not that we ever caught anything in the ...Read full memory

Coniston Rd

I lived with my grandparents on Coniston Road, the Kenny family. This was the happiest times of my life! Care free. Everyone was your aunty or your uncle, and you felt safe.. The canal was the pull of every child in the area, happy times.

A memory of Stretford by Julie Kenny

Gorse Hill

Please can anyone remember if there was a house that sat on the side of Christie Road and the canal? All I can remember was that it was a big red-bricked 4-storey house the you could ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by Robert Moore

Memories

It was brilliant to read your memories about Stretford. I lived on Urmston Lane & I went to Moss Park Junior school, the only school I went to that is still standing today! Do you ...Read full memory

A memory of Stretford by Jane James

Stretford, Barkway Road.

I loved living in Stretfrod, although I lived at the other end of Stretford, on the Urmston boundary. I can remember those days very well. My mum had an account at Cromptons ...Read full memory

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