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  1. Lesters in St Helens

    boundary harry brown married my cousin helen gray and lived in atlas st. if we are talking about the same harry brown
  2. Quarry Pond near Sherdley Park

    gangad they lived there in the 40-50-60's and my father was born in manor st ,bit before your time though he was born in 1899 and was brought up there till he married. he lived at the jackson st end. his name was james gray
  3. Quarry Pond near Sherdley Park

    gangad my aunt and uncle and family lived in manor st opposite nevins. they were McCooeys. do you recall them i wonder?
  4. Lesters in St Helens

    their was a lesters bakers at fingerpost. my cousins husband was a baker there .he was harry brown
  5. Disappeared word and phrases

    as a boy in the forties i recall a saying."where you been or were you going" the reply was "hens hole up bootle" dont know why this was.. anyone know?
  6. St.Helens B.R.S.

    the BRS depot was formerly marshalls haulage i think. it was their when i went to knowsley rd school ine late 40's ans early 50's
  7. St.Helens B.R.S.

    if i recall years ago a haulage compy had a yard on the corner of hard lane and abbey rd. cannot recall the name but have seen mention of it by drivers, on here in the past
  8. Tontine Street, Windle

    the robin hood pub was in the area around tontine st and the outdoor market. i recall retired police man inspector kidd taking over as landlord in the 50's
  9. Classic Cars at Mansion House

    superb pics once again robbo. seeing these classics brought back many memories of seeing them on the road in years gone by
  10. Things you don't see anymore

    used to be a common site,alas not anymore dont know anyone who still wears them
  11. The Windle Pub,Hard Lane.

    lovely pics rob brought back memories as i work for winstantley rainford on the buiding of the windle around 158/59 it was built on the site of the Cabbage Hall farm next to what was at the time ashalls ford dealers
  12. Things you don't see anymore

    many boys wearing short pants to school.i recall at central modern boys wearing them. if fact a mate of mine didn't get long trousers till he left school and was starting work
  13. Kirkland St

    i have looked back on the kirkland st pages with interest . i had commented on various pages in the past under my name alan gray and also as runnerbeen. now under the name king kenny,various reasons for name changes. so many memories came back and felt i could comment again but some of the threads were ten years ago
  14. Kirkland St

    i to have memories of kirkland st living as i did in clyde st ,beyween kirkland st and peter st. i recall carruthers and magee tea merchants in kirkland st and their property ran up clyde st to the entry . on the opposite corner was ormrods shop,newspapers ,firewood bread,milk etc taberns haulage people lived on the other corner and the fourth corner was a private house , a family named waise(no sure of the spelling) such happy memories
  15. Things you don't see anymore

    i recall travelling home to penzance on it a few years ago after running a marathon. must be honest never slept a wink.