Crewe, Market Street c.1965

Memories of Crewe

Living toward the end of Frank Bott Avenue, just before the circle where the road bends round into Rigby Avenue. With mum, Doreen, Dad, Cyril (he adopted Cyril as his first name because he didn't like the thought of his christian name William being used to make his initials W.C.), and my two sisters, Kristine (she adopted (...Read full memory)

The photograph was probably taken from the top of the Odeon cinema which was demolished in about 1983. On the skyline can be seen the Lyceum Theatre, the Corn Exchange (now demolished), the Market Hall clock tower, the Town Hall and the Mechanics Institute with Library and Ballroom below (now demolished). Traffic is still (...Read full memory)

I left in 1966 to come to Australia, I went to West St Infant and junior then to Ludford St. My mum was Betty Brownell, Nee Fleet. a tailor at C.C. Dad, Alf Brownell, a tool maker, worked at the Railway work shop until he went to serve in the army re WW11, then Kelvinators, etc, he worked for Hoover and lastly (...Read full memory)

I too, remember Mr Foden (Church Coppenhall Juniors) along with Mrs Kruger, who used to scare me when she read 'The Hobbit'. Mrs Barker from Broad Street Infants and even before then I remember being at the nursery school next to St Michaels Church - does anyone remember Brigdet Kelly - Father Kelly's daughter? Living in (...Read full memory)

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