Grangetown, The Rockeries c.1955

Photo ref: G88007

Memories of Grangetown


Hello everyone-- i am hoping someone out there can help me trace a very dear friend from Grangetown -- let me add my memory -- i live in South Wales but in the early 1960 i lived with my aunt in Eston but i became very friendly with a family from Grangetow who i would love to contact again-- their details are as (...Read full memory)

My grandparents Francis Cuthbert and Lillian (Reece) Conway lived at 109 Birchington Avenue. My mother Mariam Suzzanah lived there for many, many years with her family i.e. Frank, Cath, Winifred, mum, Lilian and baby Kevin. Before that they lived in Bessemer Street. My grandfather worked at the steel works and had served in (...Read full memory)

Noticed a mention of Baileys shop, my mam worked there for Arthur Baily and I believe his bakery was at one time near the old boys club, we lived in Eversham Road from I think 1948 until I married in 1968. We lived at no 13 for most of the time but about 1969 my mam moved into no 10 after they modernised them.

Hello. I did not live in Grangetown but loved the bus ride through it on the way to Redcar for a day out. Leaving South Bank on the right hand side of the road there was a row of houses with grassy front gardens and long paths leading up to the front door. As we lived in a row house with a pavement front and a back yard, I (...Read full memory)

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