Bradford, Bowling Park, Grand Piano 1923

Memories of Bradford


The Polish Community did not have their own place of worship until they took over a building at Lansdowne Place, 29 St.Edmund Street, Bradford , with a twenty-one year lease. This Church was opened - consecrated - in March 1960. The name of the Parish and Church was 'Our Lady of (...Read full memory)

I recall my grandmother, Florence Peyton, who lived in Little Horton Lane writing a poem about the Slum Clearance and High Rise Flats Programmes of the early 1960s. The poem was published in the Bradford Telegraph and Argus in the early 1960s. The Old Folks’ (...Read full memory)

I grew up on Kingswood Terrace, Great Horton from 1942 - 1967 and have many memories of good times there. I enjoyed Scouting with the 3rd Bradford South Troop for many years at the old Bell School on Southfield Lane. I remember trying out all the pubs in the area particularly the Kings Arms and the Bull's Head (...Read full memory)

Born in 1952 in Ryan Street. I remember walking all the way down Manchester Road to St Joseph's Infant School, which at that time was on Grafton Street and part of the Girls School, it seemed to take ages, we walked past all the pubs and shops a real hive of activity. There were 40 pubs on Manchester Road and a brewery! (...Read full memory)

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