My friends, the 'Bartups', lived at No.1 Lycett Road. John, the father was an accountant who worked for ICI. His wife Isabella (Bella) was a Scots lady from Kirkcudbright, I believe. Two children John and Jean. John went to the Wallasey Grammar School and I think that Jean went to the Girls High School. After Father John ...Read full memory
This not "The Sandhills." This view is from the railway bridge overlooking Harrison Park, so named after a famous Wallasey family. The hills are man made, allegedly from the spoil from the building of the Wallasey tunnel. This is around the corner from another picture in the collection: St. Nicholas Church.
I loved liscard roundabout at Christmas, all the different things they had each year, the beautiful Norwegian spruce, snow white one year, Cinderella the next and so on, and shopping in liscard village, mainly in woollies, you could get most of your presents there, my granddad told me about the monkey house and the toilets ...Read full memory
The Royal order of Buffalos..... Next door but one to the nurses home (as was), now a nursing home. I was born in Highfield hospital, Mill Lane, lived in Wallasey until I was 62 and now live in the north of Scotland. When I was a child we would go to Central Park, opposite The Buffs, and when I had my first child I lived in a ...Read full memory
I grew up in Seacombe in Wallasey, when your neighbours were like your family, you played out in the street till your legs fell off, top and whip, hoolahoop, kick the can, shammy knockanose, twist. We would save bonfire wood and hide it for Guy Fawkes Night. What memories, you got a swipe if you were ...Read full memory
I have lived in The Village for 75 years. I used to play out with the Uptons and I lived in Lycett Road. I would like some info on my uncle, Mr Leslie Popham, who was killed when he dived into the Derby pool - I think that it would have been in the 30's. I have some letters dated 1936 sent by his brother to a girl friend in Fieldway.
Left Wallasey in 1964 for Australia. Lived in Russell Rd and went to St Albans and St Hildas. Was also in the 28th Wallasey scouts. Those days are full of good memories. I have been back a few times most recently in 2006. If anyone with a memory sees this message I would love to share some memories. I am hoping to make the trip ...Read full memory
I used to play with my best friend at the time who lived in the Children's Home in Curlew Way, Moreton. We had many a happy time at the home; her name was Sandra Satterthwaite and she was also with her sister Carol, and her older half sister Diane Walker. Sandra introduced me to Elvis, she was alway's ...Read full memory
I too recall those wonderful days at the Derby Pool and I was one of the bombers from the top board. I also turned gamekeeper and worked at the pool for a couple of seasons around 1970. The Foreman or Chargehand was called Bill, anyone remember him ? A silver haired bloke in his fifties with an eye for the ladies who ...Read full memory
1968' the year we were married, I got a job working for Quayles chemist opposite the pig farm, now St Mary's College. The smell from the pig farm was awful. I remember having to sweep outside the shop every morning, holding my nose from the smell! Next door was Joynson's market gardener and every Saturday they used to ...Read full memory
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