Lamberhead Green17 Comments
Photo: t darbyshire
Item #: 10372
Can't see Pig ont wall....
John band must already have gone past, if you`ve seen the postcard?
Personally, ah reck'n thin etten it!!!!
1984 OS map
I think it's earlier than 1984 David
look at all the buildings where there is now just the White Lion and the club. Do you mean 1894?
Ooops! yes I did mean 1894. It's from the 1:2500 series on Old Maps
1984, Where is Norley Hall?
interesting , st john street was called factory street then, was there ever a factory ?
Perhaps something to do with Brickcroft nearby Christine?
I have been trying to find information about the pig on the wall but without success - does anybody know a little more detail - I remember coming across the story when I was little
My dad came from Lamberhead Green and my mother used to tease him about this. It may not be fact, but the story is that someone put a pig on a wall to watch a band go past.
my mum is 96 years of age , she allways used to talk of pig on wall ,though she thought before her time .there was a farm at the bottom of fleet street , forgot their name , people used to say they put the pig,on the wall there ,would be very interesting ,to know the true story ,also mick you could be right regarding factory street , brickcroft never connected that
dave johnson .where carr lane is or was is norley hall ,used to be allotments there
We moved into 74 Helvellyn Rd around 1951/52 when I was just 6 years old. Across the field was a footpath leading to Fleet Street, there still is, but on the left of the footpath I seem to remember a farm, so that would be almost opposite Loch St entrance. The present houses on Saddleback Cres were constructed soon after.
I believe the story of the pig on`t wall concerned the Carter family from the Fleet St. area. I met an old lady in sheltered accommodation who delighted in telling the story of her family and the pig.
Scott's fields in around 1904 buffalo bills Wild West show came to pemberton and wigan .
My Great grandfather Thomas Heaton of Fleet street put the farms pig (next door) on the wall to watch the band go by.