Memories of Wallasey

I Remember My Childhood Early 50s

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Marlene Yates

Wallasey Village

My dad owned the cycle shop in Wallasey Village, firstly at the Leasowe Road end then latterly Harrison Drive end, the name was Longworths. From 1961 we lived in St.Georges Road (when Piggy Lane was still in existence) I ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Diane Gornall

Derby Pool

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 ...Read full memory

Summer In The Village

I remember summers in Wallasey Village being absolutely glorious as a kid. I used to live in Green Lane, and during the summer holidays,Ii and my friends worked on the market gardens, from early in the morning until mid ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Philip Hoggett

Longworths And Roberts Wallasey Village

Very happy memories of Longowrth's bycycle shop and bought all my boys bikes there over the years. A lovely man always in a light browny overall. Due to having to maintain all the oliy bikes. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by pat.hughes2000

Children's Home In Curlew Way, Moreton

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Margery Hall

Re The Buffs

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Linda Holland


My Dad often talks about Creekside off the Dock Road in Seacome. His Grandmother, Sarah Eliza Jones, married to George Jones, lived in the large house there, and he says the basement would fill up with water. He would also go to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey

Guinea Gap Baths

My memory is not so much as my own, but about what my grandfather told me. He says there was no such thing as swimming baths when he was young. Their swimming baths was the docks, if the 'cocky watchman' wasn't keeping an eye ...Read full memory

No.1 Lycett Road.

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 ...Read full memory

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