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  1. king kenny

    The New WHERE'S THIS then? Thread!

    i recall an underground toilet just around the corner in westfield st behind warings bike shop; just before you went on to the brook. there was also underground toilet at the end of the market hall in town. anyone recall these
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    The New WHERE'S THIS then? Thread!

    is is the old hansons milk depot in lingholme rd
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    Looking UP on Merton Bank Road

    must agree with Hort. i worked for winstanleys rainford in 1958 onwards and worked in moss lane windle at the site . boarding up and closing the site for the overhead bucket system.this was around 1959.
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    Inside St.Thomas Church, Eccleston

    i was also in st thomas cubs and bill brackley was the scout master and i recall attending services across at the church
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    Inside St.Thomas Church, Eccleston

    i was baptized in this church in 1937 must be honest don't recall anything about it, and attended here till 1948
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    Shouldn't Throw Stones

    i recall working for cubitts as a carpenter during the construction of the site i stood on top of the tower block and could see into the saints ground knowsley rd.. the construction industry has changed vastly since those days not many men on site now thank goodness i am retired
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    Classic Car show - Victoria Park 2018

    thanks for these excellent pics . superb cars on display
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    For over 45 years....

    i recall in the 50's a sign or poster in the alfred Free beer tomorrow. of course tomorrow never comes
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    The water rat

    this has been discussed previously i think his name was garnett dennett or similar he worked for the electric board . relatives of his replied and comented on here in the past
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    Old cobblers

    dont remember this one but recall a couple in peter st in the 40's between wilson st and clyde st was a cobbler called hume . spent many a time watching him repairing shoes in his shop window. the other i recall was on peter st btetween westfield st and liverpool rd he used to make clogs. recall a very tiny pair on display in his window along with children and adults clogs. their was also clares leather shop that sold leather clog irons laces nails etc for shoe repaing. this was also on peter , corner of lyon st. trip down memory lane
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    The New WHERE'S THIS then? Thread!

    the building next to st marks used to be the men's club in the 50's snooker and table tennis played there. the house in front was occupied by a man named alf sadler and his sister
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    Around St.Helens

    thanks for that pic ,phyll brings back such happy memories of such happy years
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    Around St.Helens

    the pic "towards bridge st" this shop was formerly jack barnes. the mecca for the towns young men in the 50's/60's for the latest fashion in trousers , shirts jeans etc. it was owned and run by jack jones a well known local golfer. happy memories buying from there.
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    Learning to drive

    my sister attended a driving school in Liverpool where they a machine you could learn to steer and handle a car prior to going on the road. trying to think of the name but will put it on here if I do recall
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    Bird Photography in Wales

    excellent close ups[ and great to see them in there natural environment. must have taken great patience getting these pics
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