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Started by: aitch (5487)   Report abuse
It's a long time since I was in touch with you but I've lived in Ince from birth and am now nearly 80, my question is what does the bar in Ince bar stand for

Posted by: baker boy (14070) Report abuse
Probably an old toll booth and barrier

Posted by: ayrefield (4465) Report abuse
The comments on this thread and the photo of Smithy Green may help jog your memory aitch.

Ince Bar Discussion

Ince Bar Smithy Green photo

Posted by: dougie (3603)  Report abuse
Welcome Hommmmmmmme aitch long time no see

always think about you when in Morrison's

Posted by: aitch (5487)   Report abuse
Have a few medical issues Dougie but I don't want to burden you with these suffice to say they are long standing and while not terminal there is no cure but its like the rest of life you get on with it, how's you doing? ??

Posted by: aitch (5487)   Report abuse
Have a few medical issłes

Posted by: ann-spam (3310)  Report abuse
Welcome Back Aitch .

Posted by: SoniaB (68) Report abuse
Hello Aitch, like you I am from Ince and I have always taken it to refer to when there was a toll bar that you had to pay to go through at the crossroads of Belle Green Lane, Ince Green Lane and through Manchester Road.Long before our time.

Posted by: aitch (5487)   Report abuse
The only Tollbar I can remember is the one in Hindley, and thank you for all the welcomes it's been a while

Posted by: agertsch (162)  Report abuse
Been awhile since I've been on, but it is so nice to see a post from you, Aitch!

Posted by: irene (2871)  Report abuse
It was originally a toll-road, Aitch, and vehicles had to pay for the bar to be lifted so they could go through. There is still a toll-bar on Warburton Bridge near Lymm. We go across often. It is 12p one way or 25p for a day-pass. x.

Posted by: rbilly (10581) Report abuse
As any one heard from Aitch tried to get in touch with him via face book no reply.?

Posted by: elizabeth (5427)  Report abuse
welcome AITCH long time no hear hope you keep well

Posted by: irene (2871)  Report abuse
rbilly, aitch used to mate with my brother when they were young men. My brother sadly died last month and I sent aitch a facebook message to tell him but got no reply. I don't know any other way to contact him.

 
 
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