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Phyll last won the day on October 17

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  1. Lady Pilks

    Any chance we could watch it?
  2. TONKS

  3. Soul singer

    I never realised that Kenny Weathers was her Dad. It looks like he's still singing. http://www.teammanint.com/emotions.html http://www.viscountentertainment.co.uk/bands1aands.htm http://www.bdaltd.co.uk/speakerdetails.asp?ActID=127 When she was on The X Factor, it said this on the site. "Kiera (18) is a barmaid from St. Helens and lives with her nan following the passing of her mum. Her father is based in Washington, with Kiera hoping he’ll come and see her in the Live Shows." http://www.itv.com/xfactor/kiera-weathers
  4. TONKS

    Except I read the Library is closed Jeff. "Due to essential building maintenance Central Library and Archive is closed until further notice." https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/libraries/find-your-library/central-library
  5. Obviously none of you read the article in the link. It says, "Ann-Marie, 50, who is also boss of Phoenix Apparel, a vintage clothing company now housed above the restaurant alongside other independent businesses, said: “I wanted to open somewhere like this because I was fed up of not being able to find food I could eat."
  6. This will bring back some memories for all of you.
  7. Hi Phyll.hope all is well. Your note to identify Chester st has shown our family lived next door to the Blaylocks in when it was Chester st.Much later my mother was friendly with them. I have done a pm to scholeslad 

    1. Dave


      Why wasn't this a PM?

  8. Lady Pilks

    I left St Helens too and I lost touch with everyone, but I had some relatives that were in that Society, my Mum and I used to go and watch them all the time at The Theatre Royal and we sometimes saw Lady Mavis there, I think one time we even went to the Garden Party. There were a couple of Societies, St. Helens Amateur Operatic, Pilks and they used to do G & S sometimes, but it looks like they have all combined over the years. This old article is about St Helens Catholic Amateur Gilbert and Sullivan Society, it mentions one of my relatives, Tommy Leigh. http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/6042506.It_s_a_musical_milestone_/ Tommy has since died, but he was very involved with Amateur Operatics and he worked with me at The Prov, maybe you, or anyone else knew him? http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/6152071.Fond_farewell_to_songster_Tommy/?ref=arc
  9. VOLL dies today aged 82

    Did anyone go to the Service? http://www.sthelensstar.co.uk/sport/15638323.Church_to_host_a_celebration_of_Voll_s_life/?ref=mr&lp=6 Here's a little story that was in The Star. http://www.sthelensstar.co.uk/sport/15649584.Off_the_ball__Service_will_allow_St_Helens_to_say_farewell_to_Voll/?ref=mrb&lp=10
  10. Mayers of Hall Street

    Hi Davesurrey, to Connect. I have a lot of ancestors that were also Chemical Labourers and Ratty once gave me this info. which helped me a lot. Hope it helps. Several extensive chemical works in St Helens at this time. Muspratt and Gamble specialised in manufacturing soda for the soap industry. Henry Baxter St Helens Baxter 1890 1927 The Globe Alkali Co Ltd St Helens Globe 1890 1920 The Greenbank Alkali Works Co Ltd St Helens Greenbank 1890 1921 Production ceased 1914 Small package works until 1921 when transferred to Widnes - amalgamated with Pilkington Sullivan Works 1931 A G Kurtz & Co St Helens Kurtz 1890 1920 James McBryde & Co Ltd St Helens McBryde 1890 1895 St Helens Chemical Co St Helens St Helens Chemical 1890 1891 The Sutton Lodge Chemical Co Ltd St Helens Sutton Lodge 1890 1896 Thomas Walker St Helens Walker 1890 1892 The Atlas Chemical Co Ltd St Helens Atlas 1890 1898 Duncan McKechnie St Helens McKechnie 1891 1925 J C Gamble Son St Helens Gerrards Bridge 1891 1918 J C Gamble Son St Helens Hardshaw Brook 1891 1928 E Bramwell & Son St Helens 1890
  11. railway bridges

    Hi Ianskill, to Connect. I used to live near there, in fact that area was mentioned in an old thread and I had put that same painting on because it was painted by my neighbour and then someone else put some more info. on about it and the area. http://www.sthelens-connect.net/forums/topic/59141-folds-lane/ Here's another old thread about Scafell Rd. that might be of interest to you. http://www.sthelens-connect.net/forums/topic/59050-scaefell-road/ What about this, have you seen this site? http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/m/moss bank/ Just found this, what bridge is this one, can't quite place exactly where it is? http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3884201
  12. Chris & The Autocrats

    I don't remember them, but it looks like you seem to already have a lot of info. about them, what else are you looking for? http://www.sthelensnow.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=105
  13. Another Stabbing!

  14. Almas Cafe fingerpost 1950s