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I was at Aspinal county Primary School in Gorton, there was a terrible teacher there who wore clogs and used to rap our knuckles. I remember my best friend Jennifer Johnson, who lived near the Rota cinema. In 1956 or thereabouts I moved to the dreaded Ryder Brow Secondary School, where I was strapped (...Read full memory)

I was born at 124 Clowes Street, West Gorton in 1947 and attended St Marks' School between 1953 and 1959. The Head was the formidable Mrs Clayton, and the Deputy Head was Mr Platt, but it was the lovely Mrs Butterworth who taught me to read and write. Clowes Street was the busiest street in (...Read full memory)