Personal Pictures 8


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Kim Jones sat on Alan Birchall's Lambretta in 1978. Roll your mouse over the image for the same view 35 years later on the 25th May 2013.



Kevin Isted in 1974 on what looks to be Grindon Avenue. Roll your mouse over the image for the same view 39 years later on the 25th May 2013.


A great slice of 1970s Kersal life on the Dale. This was taken during the Kersal Festival of 1975. From left to right Harold Hodgkinson, Joanne Finnegan, Amanda Finnegan, Tracy Rees and Mark Rees.


Pete Howells, Ray Irving and Alan Birchall in 1968 ready to go to the cub on Rushley Avenue.




A newspaper cutting marking the occasion when the mighty 2/9th Cubs (stationed on Rushley Avenue) beat the posh kids from Lightoaks near Lancaster Road. The newspaper cutting is from the late 1960s and was submitted by Mark Read.



Adele Waring on the verandah of 61 Blake House in 1961 with the house of Kingsley Avenue in the background.

Adele Waring sat on a bench on the park in 1976 with Spencer House in the Background. Roll your mouse over the image for the same spot 33 years later.




Two pieces on a special trip to Southport for the kids of Kersal Flats sometime in the 1970s. Pictured above are the kids and some of the mothers before they set off. Below is an extract from a local newspaper report on this. In the background you can see Blake and Burns House. Thanks to Angela Barrett for these. Roll your mouse over the image to see the same spot in 2009.



John Pavitt holding his daughter Kerry in 61 Burns House in 1982



Mark Green on the verandah of 46 Shakespeare House in 1961.



Alan Jones and Alison Jones on the 7th floor of Chaucer in 1962

Alan Jones on the right and his landing mate Michael in the early 1960s


Lower Kersal 1st Year Infants in 1960


Lower Kersal 1st Year Juniors in 1963. Amongst the boys were John Hooley, Brian Barnes, Terry Bromley, Pete Silcock, Pete Rudey, Steve Slater, John Evans, Tom Milner and Alan McQueeny, and somewhere amongst the girls was Angela Prescott.



A picture donated by John Overfield whose family have lived on Ukraine Road since the 1920s. This picture shows his grandma holding the banner outside the original St. Aidan's in 1930.