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    RAF Burtonwood !

    By mally,
    We used to race our Motorbikes on the runway and get chased by the American MPs  Biggest base in England once ! I remember the Vulcan Bombers there in the cold war period   Shame its mostly all gone now  RAF Burtonwood - the largest WW2 military airfield - hidden remnants WWW.LANCASHIREATWAR.CO.UK RAF Burtonwood - the largest and longest running military airbase in Britain. During World War Two it was first an RAF base before being taken over by the U.S.

    Arnold Family

    Mary V.
    By Mary V.,
    Hi! I'm new to this forum so please forgive me if I don't use proper form or cover something that's already been covered. I am doing genealogy research on the Arnold family who lived in St. Helen's from at least the 1800s and into the 20th century. I am specifically interested in George Arnold (1855-1901) and his family. He had a daughter named Ellen who emigrated to the United States in 1913 along with her older sister, Maggie or Margaret McArthur, and Maggie's family. Ellen attended a Wesleyan

    Gas Showrooms

    By Yatesy,
    Was queuing to get into Wilkos today and noticed that the Gas Showrooms on Cotham st. Looks a little art deco ? What was its origins and purpose please ? Year built    I took a picture.... how can I insert into my post?

    Traffic Wardens

    By HORT,
    I have had to go to Town a couple of times this week. But seen any Traffic Wardens. As they cannot work from home I thought they would out and about issuing their tickets. Not seen any announcement from the Council. Anyone what the situation is?

    5th (T.F.) Bn. South Lancs Nominal Roll

    Dave Risley
    By Dave Risley,
    I'm putting together a nominal roll of men who served with 5th South Lancs in the period 1908 (when it was formed) until the end of the Great War. Any info on these men, especially ones who served between 1908 and 1914, most welcome. I'm also looking for a group photo that could be used on the cover. Dave

    Woodward Thomas

    Colin Holmes
    By Colin Holmes,
    I'm researching my family history and would like any info on my maternal great grandfather Thomas Woodward who was married to Mary jane Greener they lived in Silkstone Street 

    Liverpool road demise

    non sibi sed omnibus
    By non sibi sed omnibus,
    Noting the old coop is just a pile of rubble.I bet theres not many who can name ANY shops in Lpool Road. Coop we all know.But dont try to tag in bottom of Bridge st.Bike shop top lpool road and Caseys Is all i can recall or name.But i believe there was a Temperence shop.  


    By missmandy,
    Hi there is there any paynes in the st. Helens area. We may be related. Or any kellys. Im doing my family tree x

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