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Phyll last won the day on December 27 2020

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  1. I had a friend at school who used to live in those houses still there on the right, unfortunately we lost touch over the years.
  2. I don't know, maybe when The Pandemic ends?
  3. Digitising Glass Plate Negatives | St Helens Through The Lens STHELENSLENS.WORDPRESS.COM Before the widespread use of photographic film, glass was used as a medium in photography. Thin glass plate was coated on one side with a... Says on above link... "A team of dedicated volunteers are currently sorting, describing and cataloguing the collection. When completed, the catalogue will be fully searchable with selected images and published online here. The glass plates will be sorted and rehoused into new archival standard enclosures and boxes suitable for long term preservation." http://calmview.sthelens.gov.uk/calmview/Overview.aspx
  4. Just thought I would add this to this thread as I have been watching videos lately from the Gamble/Library on Facebook and You Tube. Enjoy! Hope they work. Look for...https://www.facebook.com/STHLibraries/ And on You Tube... https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVLG5R3HpZl6kdyvQG3kwlta6MJtgwqnR
  5. Here's some more interesting info. on Sir David Gamble for anyone who's interested.
  6. I don't know if this helps but it says on here that the photo on the right is the Score entrance. Memories of Sutton (St.Helens) Part 18 | Sutton Beauty & Heritage WWW.SUTTONBEAUTY.ORG.UK Part 18 of memories and recollections of the history of Sutton in St.Helens with articles Living at Sutton Hall Cottage by Eileen Spencer (including the...
  7. Well done Frank. Bolton grandfather, 70, becomes oldest to row Atlantic unassisted, raising £640k for charity NEWS.SKY.COM Frank Rothwell raised £648,000 for a dementia charity by completing his 3,000-mile journey across the ocean.
  8. Virgin Money UK - Wikipedia EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG
  9. I had a Google for you Alan, according to Wiki John Wilkinson is still living. John Wilkinson (entrepreneur) - Wikipedia EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG and Les Bettinson. Les Bettinson - Wikipedia EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG "He's my hero" Salford rugby legend's daughter's emotional Kilimanjaro climb to fight dementia WWW.SALFORDNOW.CO.UK The daughter of Salford rugby league legend Les Bettinson will soon climb Mount Kilimanjaro in order to raise money to fight dementia Sorry, I couldn't find the other 2 you mentioned.
  10. Some of these pics brought back memories as I used to collect Beer Mats back in the day, I don't remember what happened to them though, probably got thrown out when I moved here to the US. This one was always my favourite, err beer mat, not beer, don't really like beer that much unless it's in a Shandy.
  11. Update... Plans to refurbish listed building and create new apartments block WWW.STHELENSSTAR.CO.UK PLANS have been submitted to restore a Grade II listed former pub building which has been used for flats.
  12. Nostalgic photo generated a bag full of replies WWW.STHELENSSTAR.CO.UK My bucket photo poser attracted some interesting replies including tales of a terrorist plot to blow up the pylons that supported the cables for the…
  13. Many thanks. Puts things into perspective now.


  14. Hi Eric, I was thinking John Hills Brow was in that area too, here's why. On this site... http://www.old-merseytimes.co.uk/sthelenslicenses.html it says... "Dog and Rabbit, John Hills Brow..." which led me to this... Dog and Rabbit - St Helens Connect: Pubs List WWW.STHELENS-CONNECT.NET
  15. From Googling and looking at Street Maps & Old Pubs I'm guessing that was the area of Ashcroft Street, round near Parr Baths and the Fire Station? Google Maps WWW.GOOGLE.CO.UK Saint Helens, UK
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