Sydney Street Platt Bridge16 Comments
Photo: Carol Fairhurst
Item #: 16673
Outside 44 Sidney Street the home of Jean McQuillan nee Holland. Also in the picture her Daughter Nadine and her sister May Holcroft. Do you know the names of anyone else ?
Was Jean McQuillan related to the McQuillans on Walthew Lane, one of them taught shorthand.
it was jeans mam & dad who lived on walthew lane
Janet, Jeans mam and dad lived in Malvern Cresent Spring View,, but its possible her husbands parents lived in walthew lane ?
I know them all, i took the photograph ;-) Left my mother Doreen Darbyshire, younger girl is Karen Williams, then it's Jean McQuillan, Nadine her daughter in the doorway, the Queen is one of the Knight girls(could be Wendy) i'm not sure of her first name and Prince is Peter Harrison. Then Jean's sister May Holcroft! It was 1977 for the Queen's Silver Jubilee and taken on my black & white polaroid camera!
Jean's father-in-law Mr McQuillan lived on Walthew Lane next door to Liptrots which is more or less opposite Platt Bridge Dentists now!
It looks like Karen Williams at the front with the flag
Sure thats Irene Williams stood infront of the white door
Julie it is Karen Williams, but that's my mum Doreen in front of the white door!
Alan do you now me it is jimmy walker i was at the branch i was the shunter there.we lived in sidney street at number 40 my mam was vi and my dad was tommy and my brother was derek he died 2004.
Cant remember you at number 40 Jimmy, it was a woman called Mrs Wade when i was growing up! What year did you live at number 4O?
my gran and grandad lived at the top end of sidney st.i now yere dad he worket at springs bransh i was the shunter there.
My mum Patricia Taylor, daughter of Nora and Jack Taylor lived at 79 Sydney street.
I lived at number 16 across from an old Lady called Mrs Lally. I remember the jubilee party in the street, I was only 4 at the time.
I lived at no 10 for eleven years from 1969. Very happy days. Yes Chris Mrs Lally lived across from us. I remember the day very well everyone pulled together to make the day special for the kids. I remember most people at the bottom but only a few from the top end.
44 was once the home of my grandparents, William and Elizabeth Foster.
anyone remember a friend of mine named Madeleine Newall, before she married?