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Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

Greater Manchester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Urmston, Crofts Bank Road c1950' appears in this book.

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Caption for Urmston, Crofts Bank Road C1950: Urmston is noted for being the birthplace in 1708 of John Collier, Lancashire's first dialect poet. It also has three Jewish cemeteries: one for the New Synagogue, one for the Polish Jews, and one for the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue.

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Memories of Urmston, Crofts Bank Road c1950

i was born in granville road in 1944 had great memerys of all the friends I made would love some pictures A ,Martin

I was born in 1951 in Urmston Cottage Hospital . The house I grew up in is visible on the photo. It's the third house along in the farthest bock on the left. It was part of the council offices as my father was caretaker there for many years and I enjoyed a really good childhood there. Everything happened on Crofts Bank (...Read full memory)

I lived on Grosvenor road Urmston - the allotment end from 1965 to late 1969 age 3 to nearly 8 years of age with my 2 brothers and parents (we then moved to Blackburn). My daughter has recently moved to Roseneath road - just around the corner from Grosvenor road and it's been a trip (...Read full memory)

The bank on the corner is now RBS, lovely place. I used it all the time, always overdrawn, always getting charged 38 quid, oh well its only money glad I'm out of it.

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