A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Sale, Northenden Road c1960' appears in this book.

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Northenden Road was one of Sale's main streets for shops, along with Chapel Road, School Road and Washway Road. About sixty years before this picture was taken Northenden Road was home to plumbers, gardeners, and builders. Among the shops along here at that time were Alexander Grey (ironmonger), Victor Flint (fishmonger), Mrs Letitia Archibald (draper and stationer), Mrs Annie Augenault (confectioner), John Clark (hairdresser), and Alfred Frape (draper).

An extract from Greater Manchester Photographic Memories.

Other Memories from Sale

We used to live at the bottom end of Manor Ave. I went to Cecil Ave Boys from 1962-1966. We had nicknames for all the teachers who were very stern in those days. Remember the headmaster Mr. Jackson who we called the Beak because of his nose. Got the cane many times in his office, but no harm done. After school hours, I delivered with one of those bikes with the metal basket on the front delivering ...see more

Very nice picture brings back a few memories of my time in sale around 1966_1970 My gran used to work in the Savoy picture house and also in the townhall just round the corner Nice place great days

All girl school when I went there.

My father was on his way home after his shift at metrovicks in Trafford park when saw the fire in the town hall. He stood on the bridge over the canal and watched it burn until the clock tower collapsed. I was born in sale cottage hospital in December 1948 and lived in an end terrace 2 up 2 down stone floored cottage up an alley just off hope rd on the left just past a row shops. These have long since ...see more

Added 24 February 2017

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