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  1. Around St.Helens

    A Schooner is a measure of beer in Oz especially in NSW. It's smaller than a pint, 450ml vs 570ml.
  2. Cenny Mod

    For my first year at the school we had to go to Merton Bank School for Rugby & Football
  3. Queen in St Helens.

    I also remember it just. I was at Laffack School and we all walked to the East Lanc. Rd. junction at Carr Mill to watch them drive past. Along wait for a small glimpse but still a locked in memory.
  4. Laffak School

    It had a stone plaque with AD 1861 on the front so I presume that was when it was built or officially opened.
  5. Junction of Duke Street and College Street

    I think the Pennine Laundry was one block further down - corner of New Cross St & Duke St.
  6. TV series from years ago.

    Anybody remember a children's TV programme in late 50's called Gary Halliday. He was an airline pilot who had several encounters on his trips with his enemy "The Voice". A bit of a topical subject at the moment!
  7. TV series from years ago.

    Anybody remember Raymond Francis in No Hiding Place - Police series of the 1950's?
  8. Mr Anders went on to teach Maths at the Tech College. I think "Sid" Griggs also taught history. Taylor 1 was Ralph And Taylor 2 was Peter. I believe Mr Thackery retired after appearing in court. Mr Brookfield also taught art.
  9. Does anybody remember Roy Woods - sports teacher at Central Modern in mid 60's. Any idea where he went next if anywhere?
  10. Early Chinese Restaurants

    Can't remember any names but the earliest ones I remember was on at the bottom of Church street opposite the Army and Navy stores and one down Corporation street up from the Hippodrome.
  11. Has anyone mentioned Mr Brookfield - had a yellow ford Anglia. Mt Tockle - art.
  12. Haresfinch / Island Brow

    Other shops at Haresfinch were Ashton's grocers and post office. A hairdressers also opened in the front of the house attached to Ashton's. There was also a grocers shop across the road from the Coop. Can't remember the name but I think that it closed in the mid 60s.
  13. The old fashioned fish and chip shops

    Can anyone remember what the one at the top of Woodads Rd was called? Just past St Peter & Paul's church on the opposite side. I am talking about the early 1950s.
  14. priests and vickers

    Re Vicar of St Mark North Road there is a full list up to 1978 here: http://www.stmarkschurch-sthelens.org.uk/ Follow the links on left side: Parish Information - History and there is a link to PARISHOFSTMARKS-Centen which opens a .pdf - the first page gives a list of Vicars.
  15. priests and vickers

    I think the name of the vicar at St Marks in the 60's was Bracewell