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
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
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.
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?
We remember the excitement of seeing this postcard at Wallasey post office and realising that the black car was Dad's old Daimler. We could make out the number with a magnifying glass at the time. We recently returned from Scotland on a trip to revisit some old haunts and see how things had changed. Some were good and some ...Read full memory
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 butchers Roberts had the best meat in Wallasey. Does anybody remember Appletons on Belvedere Road who sold the most amazing bacon.
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
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 attended St. Georges Road School from circa 1948 and remember 'big' Miss Little and 'little' Miss ...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
Hi Lynda, I don't recall your name but recognise many of your memories. I remember Brertons, and I think the general store was Downeys, at least a Mr. Downey ran it. An assistant's name was Dixie. Also there was a shop called Troddens that also ran a small private library. My grandmother lived in Canterbury Road and ...Read full memory
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