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St George's, Wigan   Views: 679
St George's walking day   Comments: 9
Photo: Graham Parkinson   Item #: 32384  
 
St George's walking day
 
  Walking day in the 1950's. The Shovel and Broom is the one that was in Scholes  

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Comments by Veronica, 19th May 2020  
What a lovely photo and it's always good to get a glimpse of Scholes, I know exactly where that is!

Comments by Philip G., 19th May 2020  
Bet they couldn't wait to get goin'.

Comments by Thomas(Tom)Walsh., 20th May 2020  
Hello Graham, lovely photograph I bet your Mum and Dad were proud..Regards to Susan. Keep safe,Tommy.

Comments by Helen of Troy, 20th May 2020  
I love the dark, double breasted suit the smaller boy is wearing, very smart...wonder what the lads in front of the pub were discussing !

Comments by Graham Parkinson, 20th May 2020  
Hello Tommy. Good to hear from you! Helen, I think the lads are probably discussing what time the pub will open.

Comments by Veronica, 20th May 2020  
I wonder if that little lad's suit was made from material left over from his dad's. I remember most men had their suits made specially , I don't think there were many ready mades in days gone by.

Comments by Albert.S., 20th May 2020  
Just before the bridge, over the River Douglas, then towards the Horseshoe Pub..

Comments by Sue Sheppard(nee)Parkinson, 20th May 2020  
What a lovely photo of my brother. Not seen that before ..I don’t think so anyway.
And hello to Tommy Walsh xx&#128522;&#129303;
I loved Walking Day at St George’s.

Comments by Albert.S., 20th May 2020  
From all the stories that accumulated that I personally heard, it would be an obvious conclusion that the parishioners’ of St George’s, and the parishioners of the local R.C. Community blended together admirable.

 
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