Grosmont Memories

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My memories of Wallasey go back to 1945. I went to St George's road school. Mr Sykes was the headmaster. I remember Barry West Valerie Windsor Jennifer Dean and many more. Miss Merrick was our last class teacher. My parents had the cycle shop in Wallasey. Village. Longworhs. Does anyone have any other memories?

I remember sitting having lunch on the bank of canal seeing those charming barges slowly drifting past and making me feel that I would love to be on board going somewhere, anywhere at all just taking in the day in the warm sun, and walking over to the barge inn for a nice cool drink !!

My brother Rick and I were here approx 1959 to 1962/3 want to know more, can anyone help please

Does anyone know anything about the mounts area. My grandparents lived in earl street next door to the morning star pub , of which I can find no information. Opposite them was a Chinese laundry called sunlight. I remember collecting their Chrisp white sheets wrapped in brown paper. I attended St Mary's school on the mounts and (...Read full memory)

1942 was the year that my mother, Ethel Tyreman (nee Davidson) and sister Iris and brothers Harry, Fred, Frank and myself Eric, moved to Grosmont when our Whitby home was hit by German bombs. My dad, Fred, was a P.O.W in Germany. As a family of six, we lived in a one down, two up house in Waterloo Cottages. (...Read full memory)