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Wigan Boys Club Band   Views: 299
Wigan Boy's Club Band c1964   Comments: 6
Photo: David Brown   Item #: 31241  
Wigan Boy's Club Band c1964

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  One of the many walking days that we did.  

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Comments by Ian., 1st June 2019  
This looks like they could be walking past the Thomas Linacre centre on Parsons Walk. The gable end of the house looks very similar to the one that is still there plus it looks like Wigan cricket club field in the background but I don't recognise the building there unless its the old club pavillion.

Comments by David Brown, 1st June 2019  
Yes I think you're right and the building was the old cricket pavilion. It was a Whit Friday walk to the Market Square so the church we were walking for was probably the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Springfield Road.

Comments by RON HUNT, 1st June 2019  
The lad front row right with the trombone, who is looking at the camera, went to the TLS his name is ? Birkitt He was in a year below me.

Comments by David Brown, 2nd June 2019  
Ron, if I remember correctly it was Malcolm Birkett. That's me next to him.

Comments by RON HUNT, 3rd June 2019  
Malcolm Birkitt that's it. There are some photos of him under the Thomas Linacre School topic, in the school band.
David you don't happen to have any Wigan Speedway programmes do you?

Comments by David Brown, 4th June 2019  
No, I'm sorry Ron.

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