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Ince (Rose Bridge)   Views: 1626
Looking down towards Birkett Bank from Rose Bridge.   Comments: 24
Photo: . Ozymandias .   Item #: 30507  
Looking down towards Birkett Bank from Rose Bridge.

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  This isn't one of my own photographs and may possibly appear elsewhere on this site, although I haven't actually managed to find it.  

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Comments by irene roberts, 10th May 2018  
The church where I was christened, Rose Bridge Methodists, up the steps on the left.

Comments by watchalot, 10th May 2018  
white building on left is what was localy called pingy the steps on left was to Methodist church

Comments by Veronica, 10th May 2018  
I loved running up and down those steps when visiting relatives in Bird St. It looks so clean and litter free and I remember Ince as it was on the photo - full of character.

Comments by Alan, 10th May 2018  
This photo looks very much like Tom Sutch collection.
He's a master of Bus, Coach and Railway photos.

Comments by cliff eden went to rosebridge school, 10th May 2018  
good time in the 50s

Comments by . Ozymandias ., 10th May 2018  
Your mention of being christened at Rose bridge Methodist Irene, prompted me to look up the meaning of your name. Now it would appear that Irene means ' woman of peace ' evidently. This, to me, would seem to fit your personality admirably, whereas my own name, by all accounts translates as ' wealthy guard '. No doubt they factor in a certain percentage for error when they compile these lists....they certainly did in my case at any rate, as ' potless halfwit ' would have been a more fitting description in my view.

Regards. Baldrick.

Comments by irene roberts, 10th May 2018  
Ozy. my name does mean "Peace" and it fits me perfectly. I can stand up for myself if I have to but hate confrontation. x.

Comments by DTease, 10th May 2018  
Come come now Ozy, you're not Potless.

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
I believe Oozy passed the Scholarship so he can't be witless! He's just pretending! ;0))

Comments by Elizabeth, 11th May 2018  
Love it ! Fab memories of growing up in Ince, also of going to my friend Kathleen Harrison's house over Rose Bridge, her Mum and Dad had a bakery shop along Manchester Road, just a bit further along than the bus is in this pic.

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
Algebra! Thats the equasion of being brainy to me! Now it's probably quite easy for a lot of people but as soon as I see 'x' replacing a number my tiny brain seems to shrivel up - I just can't see the point of it! My granddaughter shows me her homework and I am completely in awe of her ( I may be biased- in fact I'm sure I am!) and all the 'working out' at her answers! We didn't 'do' Algebra or Maths to the standard she and her classmates do at St Pat's it was probably thought a great waste of time - it probably would have been in my case!

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
I'm curious as to what the highest building on the sky-line is - if anybody knows?

Comments by Howard P, 11th May 2018  
I suspect St Catherine Church Steeple!

Comments by Frederick Cunliffe, 11th May 2018  frederick.cunliffe@gmail.com 
Veronica,I think it's St.Catherines church.

Comments by Maureen, 11th May 2018  
Elizabeth and Irene, doesn't it give you a nice warm glow when you see the surroundings that you're familiar with...I think it's good for the soul.

Comments by Tom Sutch, 11th May 2018  
Too kind Alan, yes the above picture is in the Places album under Ince

Comments by Elizabeth, 11th May 2018  
I agree wholeheartedly Veronica about algebra ! I am of the same opinion as Billy Conolly, when he said" sorry, I must have been off school the day we learnt our 'B' times tables"

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
Sorry I meant the building to the left of St Catharine's steeple - I'm quite familiar with the church.

Comments by DTease, 11th May 2018  
Veronica, we used to call it Algiberish.

Comments by Cyril, 11th May 2018  
Veronica, if you mean the building to the left of the church spire it's what was St Catharine's school.

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
I'm glad you and Billy Connolly agree Elizabeth - I'm in good company!

Comments by Veronica, 11th May 2018  
I would never have guessed that was the school - I know it's in the distance - but it's almost level with the Parish Church again in the distance.
Thanks anyway Cyril.

Comments by . Ozymandias ., 11th May 2018  
Apologies for omitting to credit the photo to you Tom. It was emailed to me and I failed to spot it on the Ince thread. The photo of Standishgate that I recently submitted is another one that was emailed to me and the origin of which also is unknown to me. I really need to be more vigilant. Once again, apologies.

Regards. Ozy.

Comments by Elizabeth, 11th May 2018  
Yes Maureen, you are absolutely right about seeing photos of familiar childhood scenes, I love them and I know you have great memories as well of your childhood in Great George Street.

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