Memories of Wallasey

Derby Pool Memories

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Ian Todd

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

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

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

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

The Roundabout In Liscard

I remember passing this roundabout time after time while being dragged around Liscard shopping with my mum. I also remember when it was being demolished and I am sure that there was an old Victorian public toilet found underneath - am I right?

A memory of Wallasey by Ray Towey


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

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

Met My Wife, To Be, Here In 1970.

I would come here on a Saturday morning for the matinee shows in the 1950s. I remember singing 'We are the Ovaltiners happy girls and boys'. Some time in the 1960s it became the ABC cinema and in the late 1960s ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallasey by Edward Beard

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

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