Bob Cain builder
I’m talking many years ago, But does anyone know what happened to Bob Cain? Used to be situated in Swinley area
Started: 25th Oct 2017 at 01:35
Bob the builder?
Replied: 25th Oct 2017 at 13:47
Haha , but... seriously anyone know ?
Replied: 27th Oct 2017 at 00:29
There was a Cain building firm at Park Street Poolstock circa 1990s
I believe they had to cease business due to clients who couldn't affords to pay after the work was completed
Maybe or not the same Cain; I don't know
Replied: 27th Oct 2017 at 09:35
Remember him well,he always wore bright red trousers & didn't he marry the beauty queen Wendy George & they ran a Pub in Abbey Lakes Orrell
Replied: 28th Oct 2017 at 10:11
Last I heard, about 2 years ago, Bob was in a Nursing Home in Ince.
Replied: 29th Oct 2017 at 07:50
Are you thinking of Bob Cain the accountant who was based in Upper Dicconson Street?
In later life he was in business with Wendy George as George Cain Leisure at the Abbey Lakes Hotel.
Replied: 29th Oct 2017 at 11:38
Gaffer yes we're on the wrong Bob haha
Replied: 29th Oct 2017 at 15:21
He had a builders yard near the rocket arms , I am talking late 60s to the 80s
Replied: 29th Oct 2017 at 18:11
There is a Bob Cain who lives near Hall Green, UpHolland. He was a motor mechanic at the Abbey Lakes garage.
Bob would be approx 7t5.
Replied: 25th Jan 2018 at 17:43
are they any relation to the calderbanks scrap yard if so on rekative elderly lives in standish
Replied: 26th Jan 2018 at 13:36
Bob was well known at Wigan Cricket Club as a real character and a reasonable cricketer. His father had a plasterers business situated on Mesnes Rd next to the Brocket Arms, which closed many years ago but he trained as an Accountant. He did indeed live at, or be in business with Wendy George at the Abbey Lakes in his later years. Last heard of living somewhere in Standish some years ago! Boy did he like a drink!
Replied: 10th Feb 2018 at 15:17
Re Bob Cain (Builder and Accountant) knew him a little afraid he is no longer with us. Married a lady called Beryl but did not last . He was pretty good on the drums,saw him at Arley Golf Club having a go one Christmas when the official group were having a drink many years ago...
Replied: 6th Aug 2019 at 09:08
did he play golf at haigh hall.
Replied: 21st Aug 2019 at 20:33
Bob Cain was a golfer but did'nt know if he played at Haigh.
He did enjoy a drink...
Replied: 18th Sep 2019 at 14:14
Did Bob have a Brother called Vincent?
Replied: 8th Nov 2019 at 22:13
My uncle was in partnership with cain many years ago they had a builders yard near the brocket sadly my uncle jimmy died and cain bought him out
Replied: 14th Feb 2020 at 12:54
Replied: 14th Feb 2020 at 12:54
Must have been his father it was a plastering yard
Replied: 14th Feb 2020 at 14:34
Yes, I knew Bob. He was a lovely lad. Always more or less in Wigan Cricket Club at Bull Hey. His grave is in Gidlow Cemetery. Bob was a really nice person.
Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 08:21
I knew Bob well. You could not meet a nicer bloke. RIP Bob.
Replied: 6th Nov 2021 at 09:31
Thank you all for your replies. I liked Bob he was a good guy. I’m 70 myself I was in. My teens when I knew him.at The Cricket club. So I guess he would be in his late 80s. Sorry to hear of his passing.
All the best to you all
Replied: 21st Nov 2021 at 03:25