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St George's, Wigan   Views: 576
St Georges church early 1950's 4   Comments: 10
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 30885  
 
St Georges church early 1950's  4

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  Can anyone identify the location?  

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Comments by john, 5th January 2019  
The shop facia board says, "Wigan Printing Co Ltd" as near as I can make out, though where exactly this was I don't know.

Comments by RON HUNT, 5th January 2019  
Wigan Printing Company had premises on the corner of Chapel Lane and Harrogate street I think this may be it? I can remember going there to buy small pads of drawing paper which they obviously made up from the left over pieces of paper.

Comments by Philip G., 5th January 2019  
Harry C mentioned the printer's subsequent shift to premises on Chapel Lane (Item 29538).

Comments by RON HUNT, 5th January 2019  
Just looked on an older photo under CHAPEL LANE and the location is where I thought it was The man with arms folded is stood on the steps of what was the DOUGLAS TAVERN

Comments by RON HUNT, 5th January 2019  
Ooops wrong street, it isn't on the corner of Harrogate St and Chapel Lane the street is Douglas street

Comments by Veronica, 5th January 2019  
All very recognisable once you know where it is! They are quite a way from home though......

Comments by From Where, 6th January 2019  
Part of me, but never again, their eyes are mine ...but that was then..

Comments by Albert., 6th January 2019  
As Veronica comments Ron. Douglas Street is a very long way from St George’s Church, especially for youngsters to walk. Is it a street off Pottery Road?.

Comments by RON HUNT, 8th January 2019  
Albert Douglas Street was more or less opposite the 2nd Wigan baths. Just higher up from the old fire station on the opposite side of Chapel Lane

 
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