Eccles, Monton Green c.1955
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Memories of Eccles, Monton Green c1955
In 1950 the paths and green at Monton Green had been newly laid out as it exists today. The paths were red gravel and if you so much as scuffed your boots in the gravel there was a 'park keeper' to reprimand you. I had my photo taken at this time, just by the bush on the left, and in the background my father was sat on one (...Read full memory)
I lived on Parrin Lane in the early 1960s. My parents had a shop that sold bags of coal and hardware and fancy goods - S & D Hodsons.
I went to St Catherines School prior to going to Australia. Have very fond memories as a child growing up in this area. I lived at 513 Barton Lane, and my Grandparents lived at 569 Barton Lane. Would love to correspond with anyone who lived here in this era.
Me & my brother both worked at Annie & Terry Smith's bakery as children, in the back making pies and bread from about five/six every Sat morning for years. It was a very busy place to work and Terry was a great bloke to work for, always trying to make you laugh with his bad gags & he used to be a goalkeeper for one (...Read full memory)