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maggi

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Rusholme in the 60s
« on: 17:58:40, 31/03/13 »
Anyone have any memories?

julie

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #1 on: 20:03:59, 31/03/13 »
I know nothing about Rusholme sorry...aha apparently it has a currymile
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maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #2 on: 20:06:06, 31/03/13 »
Hello again Julie
You only know about Bury and down south  hee hee
talk soon 
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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #3 on: 10:00:50, 01/04/13 »
My only ventures into Rusholme in the 60s were to the Trocadero cinema and the shop on the next corner, that I think was a Temperence bar it sold soft drinks via a hand-pump,my favourite being saspiralla
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maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #4 on: 10:04:31, 01/04/13 »
Yes indeed,
the old Troc,  and I loved that little cafe,
one table with wrought iron legs,
 
thank you for the memories

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #5 on: 10:12:00, 01/04/13 »
A sight for sore eyes

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maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #6 on: 10:37:48, 01/04/13 »
yes it was,  watched a lot of great movies there
From Russia with love
Dr Zhivago
etc etc
happy days

Rocles

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #7 on: 18:05:58, 01/04/13 »
You might like this film, made in 1969 by my Cousin, who's parents ran Gann's Tobacconist on Wilmslow Rd. Some great interior shots of the old shop, at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2QbxfcOGKk

maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #8 on: 18:10:15, 01/04/13 »
Don't remember Ganns, whereabouts was it?
Must have been after 1971 as it said 10p
 

maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #9 on: 18:10:43, 01/04/13 »
Great thank you

Rocles

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #10 on: 11:36:19, 02/04/13 »
Aha, well spotted, '71 it could well be.


Gann's was opposite Grandale St, at 173, Wilmslow Rd (not far from Dickenson Rd junction). The shop is now a modern Newsagents called Jilanis, and all the lovely wood and glass panelling has gone...the door is also in a different position.


See map link at -
https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=173+wilmslow+road+m14&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x487bb227d31a0fa7:0x2a0ef3812a09e011,173+Wilmslow+Rd,+Manchester+M14+5AP&gl=uk&ei=RLRaUdi5FsTMPcqWgdgL&ved=0CDYQ8gEwAA

maggi

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #11 on: 11:43:07, 02/04/13 »
I remember now.........nice memories

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #12 on: 23:32:05, 04/04/13 »
I was born in 1963 and we lived in Carlton Avenue (at the back of Maine Road).
I remember seeing a Post Office account book in my name from the Claremont Road Post Office.
We moved from there to Little Lever, Bolton, when I was about 5 years old.

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #13 on: 02:21:11, 08/04/13 »
Hi, I was a pupil of Rusholme Secondary Modern school between 1960-65. Many a lunchtime was spent hanging around Wilmslow Road Rusholme. I too remember going to the 'Troc' the cinema had a smell, not unpleasant, all of its own. Strangely, one of my abiding memories is a bike shop, where a standard new bike was 27, and a racer was 32. Don't know why that has always stayed with me.


tony dixon

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Re: Rusholme in the 60s
« Reply #14 on: 13:37:12, 08/04/13 »
Here's The "Troc" in 1959 - courtesy of The Local Image site.


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