Liverpool Memories

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I used to live in Rolfe Street off back Molyneux Road. The houses there now have the Beatles names.Such good memories Pebbles..Capaldi..Kenny Cinema many more. my Mum used to work in a fruit shop called Hurst's. I have tried to find old pics of Rolfe Street but no luck..so sad. my ex Husband used to live in Thornes road OPP Kenny library. so many memories xx My name used to be Valerie MC Dowall

I was born in red rock street I have many lovely memories of my childhood there sadly my sister and I had to leave when our mother died we have never forgotten our time there and as we don't have anything from our time as a family there we do have the memories of family times there the corner shop was on the next block to (...Read full memory)

Happy memories! I was born in Liverpool, 1947, but my father moved us down to Plymouth in 1952, where I'm still living. Because of all my maternal relatives still living in Liverpool we'd make frequent visits and I have fond memories of the trams, the last one of which ran in September 1957, two years after this photo. If (...Read full memory)

I grew up in syren st , before mcanns had that that shop it was owned and run by the wariing familv (tom whose brother was a priest) and his mam and dad. I also went to st alexanders in st johns rd and I remember the hughes family in particular little anthoney who drowned in the canal. I was friends of Michael townsend (...Read full memory)

Looking for information on the W Hughes bottle merchant company l

I grew up in Tillard St. Kirkdale. I remember we always had to use the back door when we left the house as kids, so the neighbours would not see we had no lino in the hall. (probably no body else had any anyway) I was a paper boy for Joe Ballard who owned a shop in Tillard St., he paid us ten bob a week. I went (...Read full memory)

Hi does anyone know Jimmy Hawley   Jimmy. you was best man at my wedding and was in the army national service with Albert Clark I think you had a sister Beryl please contact me you know me as Babs would be so please to hear from you  Beryl Clark

My name is Audrey Hinds, i grew up in Berwick street in the 1950's. If anyone was there and has memories of this time please contact me, it would be lovely to share stories.

I was on The Empress of England in November 1965, with my four young children. I remember the stormy crossing. Lots of us were sick. Yes we landed at Quebec City, and should have gone on to Montreal , but a Norwegian tanker hit us as we left the pier in a snow squall, and so we had to go back and the went to (...Read full memory)

Hi Pam, I remember Sherries in the late 50s early 60s I was only a youngster and was told to stay away, but we (my friend Barbara and I) used to sneak in and buy a milk shake, usually one between the two of us. Nice memories of those times, I used to live in Windsor Road.