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Started by: nigel smart (2)

I'm looking for any information on the Baxter family from Parbold / Upholland.
My mother was Helen Baxter (born 1930) and I'd like to find out more about her family and friends. Thanks.

Started: 25th Jul 2006 at 13:53

Posted by: reddi8 (1107)

did the Baxters have a grocery shop in Upholland near what used to be Dingle Bells car shop?

Replied: 25th Jul 2006 at 17:05

Posted by: nigel smart (2)

Yes, Helen's father (Leslie) had the farm at the top of Alma Hill and I'm sure his brothers owned Baxters Stores. Helen had a brother called Victor.

Replied: 26th Jul 2006 at 10:52

Posted by: janine83 (20) 

i studied at wigan tech with an ian baxter, that was in 2000, he would be about 26 now, probably head chef somewhere now.

Replied: 31st Jul 2006 at 20:21

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

lots of Baxters around pemberton

Replied: 10th Sep 2006 at 20:31

Posted by: donny (48) 

baxters stores was were dingle belles is now it was a big shop in the 50s two brothers served behind the counters , and they had blue vans with baxters stores written on the vans and they delivered to out lying villages.

Replied: 19th Sep 2006 at 22:26

Posted by: elizabeth (5439) 

There used to be a NEIL Baxter lived nr Orrell Mount in the war years but dont remmeber anything else sorry

Replied: 26th Sep 2006 at 18:48

 

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