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Britannia Bridge, Ince


Planting trees for the coronation of the Queen
Planting trees for the coronation of the Queen
Photo: Lawrence Rigby
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Item #: 13961
Located on Manchester Road, Higher Ince, between Petticoat Lane and the railway bridge at the end of the park, going towards Hindley. Me with Jean Symmons planting the tree, my mother behind us, Miss Leyland, Mrs Dowey, my sister Kathleen doing the hoodie thing chewing her finger.Who else do you know ?

Comment by: irene roberts nee griffiths on 10th March 2010 at 20:46

No-one, unfotunately, but what a joy to see these 1950s children.....it was another world! Thankyou.

Comment by: Vivian Halsall on 12th March 2010 at 06:53

My husband, Terry, remembers planting a tree there, but cannot see him on the photo.

Comment by: janet farrimond on 17th March 2010 at 22:19

lawrence the boy behind you with the cap on is jack farrimond im married to his brother harry he knows you he as not seen you in 50yrs he remembers the photo being in the paper

Comment by: jean mcdonagh was jean simmons on 21st March 2010 at 17:51

hi lawrence i remember planting that tree im jean simmons

Comment by: Carol Fairhurst on 6th January 2011 at 20:45

I am sat here with my mum, she is Lilian Higham on the picture she is 4th on the left next to the teacher. She remembers Marion James, Jack Farrimond, Jean Symmons, The head teacher Miss Leyland

Comment by: Ashley Johnson on 27th October 2016 at 18:12

Hello, the little girl on the far left right on the end is my grandma. Irene Housely now Johnson

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