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Garswood Hall colliery


My mum
Photo: Joyce Ainscough
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Item #: 25162
This photo was my mum Alice Lomax in the centre, on the left Hilda Lyon. The lady on the right I don't know. Working on the pit brew at Garswood Hall colliery. Not sure of the exact year but around 1940s/50s

Comment by: Wendy A on 4th May 2014 at 18:48

Hard working ladies. My Nanna looks tough and dirty, but a handsome woman.

Comment by: Janet ( FL) on 5th May 2014 at 01:21

Joyce, what was your Dads name? I was a Lomax, my Dad was Jimmy Lomax, came from Park Lane, ( Cox Lump)...If I remember right, he worked at Garswood Hall in the 4os 50s ....

Comment by: Janet ( FL) on 5th May 2014 at 12:39

Joyce, I was asking for your Dads name so I could look it up to see if we were related at all or maybe your Mum was a Lomax before she got married...

Comment by: Stephen on 6th May 2014 at 09:26

Janet did your dad go on to work at Parsonage

Comment by: Janet ( FL) on 6th May 2014 at 12:48

Stephen, I don't think so... the ones I remember are Garswood Hall, Stones's, Windy Arbour and Parkside...Then he left the pits in the early 60s and went on the buses, Wigan Corp..

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