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Pigeon racers outside the Drum and Monkey, 1920s.
Photo: Ed Owens
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Item #: 984
This group raced long distance pigeons in the twenties. I only know one person on it but most lived around Nichol Road and Bryn Road area. The picture was taken outside the original North Ward Labour Club (The Drum and Monkey) and I think the majority were coal miners.

Comment by: Lynne on 8th September 2008 at 10:02

I WISH THERE WERE SOME NAMES WITH THIS PHOTO. ANYONE HAVE SOME ?

Comment by: Karen on 29th January 2009 at 22:43

Only wish I had Lynne. I'm sure there are one or two of my lot on there.

Comment by: brian mc on 10th October 2009 at 23:15

3rd from top right mr john bolton.

Comment by: John Sudworth on 15th November 2009 at 21:22

I think the man in the middle of the back row maybe my grandfather, Benjamin Sudworth

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