Memories of Bolton

This is not the Chadwick museum in Queens Park, but the Chadwick Orphanage on Bromwich Street. The park is located on Bradford street which is the road out of Bolton from the railway station towards Bury, at its junction with Bromwich Street. The orphanage was demolished in the early 1960s having (...Read full memory)

Can anyone remember Littlewoods Christmas Show? My dad used to compere them; he worked there till he took early retirement at 60 due to ill health. Sadly he died in 2004. Any infomation would be a great help. He was the maintenance manager at Coal Mill.

My one and only visit to Bolton was to see a football match! It was January 1970 and my favourite team was - and still is - Watford because it is close to my boyhood family home. When the draw for the Third Round of the FA Cup was made Watford were given an away game at Bolton. In those far off days (...Read full memory)

Strange though it may seem, I spent several years at Chadwick Museum in my primary school years. I started school at St Edmund's, which was sited in the basement below the Church on St Edmund Street. From there we were sent to Chadwick Museum for several years before being then sited at St Edmund's at (...Read full memory)

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