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Howard Self shares his memories of the Acacias school from 1959 - 1965, describing his teachers, their subjects and lessons; the school routine; the school building and its environs; trips to the swimming baths and beyond; and his contemporaries,…
Boys wore dresses until they were "breeched until they were about 4 years old.
Leonora's parents moved to Burnage from Ardwick, riding on bicycles down Burnage Lane; perhaps they saw the houses being built then? She also describes how Burnage remained on the edge of open country while she was growing up.
Leonora describes her house being built in 1926: her father worked on the railways chose a house by Burnage railway station, registering for while it was being built.
A video showing the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Burnage Garden Village in 1956.
Items relating to the history of the Garden Village in Burnage.
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