Old Maps of Syston

Historic Maps of Syston and the local area.

Memories of Syston

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The building on the left of this photo was my home for the first 21 years of my life. In fact the last few letters of our surname can just be seen - ACLE. This was the general grocery shop known as Barnacle's, owned by my parents from 1939 to 1960, mostly managed by my mother Win. My dad Ken was employed by Fox's Glacier (...Read full memory)

The cottage on the left of this photo was where my great grandfather and his ten children lived at the turn of the 20th century. He was a butcher. There was a slaughterhouse at the back of the property. They lived there from about 1895 to 1908.