Memories of Disley

The primary school, on the hill at the far end of the street, had no kitchen facilites when I was there. School meals were prepared and served in St Mary's church hall, out of the photograph to the right. Every day we would be marched along the street in a long crocodile to have a our school dinner, and then marched back (...Read full memory)

When I went to the school we had our dinners in a room downstairs and heaven help you if you cheeked the dinner ladies. The Headmaster's son at the time, Michael Roe, did and he got a real telling off and probably the cane too! I also vividly remember standing at assembly waiting to hear the result of the 11+ exam. (...Read full memory)

I wasn't born in Disley. My Grandparents built a little wooden bungalow in a field owned by the Crabtree family. It was built before the war for holidays. Before that they had a big tent and all their family would go to stay. During the war my grandparents would take some of the kids from Salford ( where they lived) for a (...Read full memory)

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