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Bob Cain builder
Started by: kameras (444)   Report abuse
Iím talking many years ago, But does anyone know what happened to Bob Cain? Used to be situated in Swinley area

Posted by: peter g (2352)  Report abuse
Bob the builder?

Posted by: kameras (444)   Report abuse
Haha , but... seriously anyone know ?

Posted by: cordyline (5350)   Report abuse
kameras
There was a Cain building firm at Park Street Poolstock circa 1990s

I believe they had to cease business due to clients who couldn't affords to pay after the work was completed

Maybe or not the same Cain; I don't know

Posted by: nanajacqui (2920)  Report abuse
Remember him well,he always wore bright red trousers & didn't he marry the beauty queen Wendy George & they ran a Pub in Abbey Lakes Orrell

Posted by: Ranger (11) Report abuse
Last I heard, about 2 years ago, Bob was in a Nursing Home in Ince.

Posted by: gaffer (6332)   Report abuse
NJ
Are you thinking of Bob Cain the accountant who was based in Upper Dicconson Street?
In later life he was in business with Wendy George as George Cain Leisure at the Abbey Lakes Hotel.

Posted by: nanajacqui (2920)  Report abuse
Gaffer yes we're on the wrong Bob haha

Posted by: kameras (444)   Report abuse
He had a builders yard near the rocket arms , I am talking late 60s to the 80s

Posted by: dennis dickinson (1131) Report abuse
There is a Bob Cain who lives near Hall Green, UpHolland. He was a motor mechanic at the Abbey Lakes garage.
Bob would be approx 7t5.

Posted by: elizabeth (5439)  Report abuse
are they any relation to the calderbanks scrap yard if so on rekative elderly lives in standish

Posted by: fedup (163) Report abuse
Bob was well known at Wigan Cricket Club as a real character and a reasonable cricketer. His father had a plasterers business situated on Mesnes Rd next to the Brocket Arms, which closed many years ago but he trained as an Accountant. He did indeed live at, or be in business with Wendy George at the Abbey Lakes in his later years. Last heard of living somewhere in Standish some years ago! Boy did he like a drink!

Posted by: john b (41) Report abuse
Re Bob Cain (Builder and Accountant) knew him a little afraid he is no longer with us. Married a lady called Beryl but did not last . He was pretty good on the drums,saw him at Arley Golf Club having a go one Christmas when the official group were having a drink many years ago...

Posted by: baker boy (15426) Report abuse
did he play golf at haigh hall.

Posted by: john b (41) Report abuse
Bob Cain was a golfer but did'nt know if he played at Haigh.

He did enjoy a drink...

Posted by: Evie (14) Report abuse
Did Bob have a Brother called Vincent?

Posted by: dianne (826)  Report abuse
My uncle was in partnership with cain many years ago they had a builders yard near the brocket sadly my uncle jimmy died and cain bought him out

Posted by: dianne (826)  Report abuse
Jimmy hewitt

Posted by: dianne (826)  Report abuse
Must have been his father it was a plastering yard

 
 
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