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Memories of Manchester

Hi, I have a First World War medal, (Great War for civilization) from 1914-1918. When I was a little girl I used to collect all sorts of things. The medal I have was earned by a gentleman called Private ETHERIDGE, Manchester Regiment.  If anyone knows any whereabouts of this family or a member of the family I (...Read full memory)

I worked for the London Provincial Tax Office in the mid 1960s dealing with the tax affairs of employees of some of the big London shops. I used to get off the train at Knott Mill and walk to the office. I went back about five years ago and found that I could no longer recognise the place and could not (...Read full memory)

The bank's origins relate to Blackburn, Lancashire, then moved to Manchester where a later generation of the Cunliffe Brooks became a very wealthy local landowner. Opened an Altrincham branch on 7th April 1856. Many areas of South Manchester benefited greatly from his skill in improving the land. (...Read full memory)

Does anyone remember Mountfield Street, later called Milton Street? I lived at number 37 with my mam (Veronica), dad (Jim) and my sisters, Vera and Mary. We went to St Bridget's School. The three of us used to go and play in Phillips Park during the holidays, you could go anywhere in those days (...Read full memory)

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