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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 18th January, 2008)

Boar's Head


Boar's Head
The Boar's Head pub.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Jo Hayes Adelaide Aus. on 18th January 2008 at 03:18

Lovely photo this was my mum & dads watering hole in the early 50's. They lived at Mere Oaks for a while then moved to Pepper Lane Standish. Arthur & Dorothy Hayes were their names.

Comment by: David. on 18th January 2008 at 07:55

Nice to see the Boars Head, brings back fond memories.

Comment by: dave marsh on 18th January 2008 at 10:55

Was Mere Oaks close to Boars Head pub Jo?

Comment by: teresa on 18th January 2008 at 11:05

used to work there for a while late 80's, early 90's.

Comment by: Margaret Finch nee green on 18th January 2008 at 17:24

Fond Memories remmeber having to duck as you went in

Comment by: A Bolton on 18th January 2008 at 20:00

Your right Margaret!Happy days also on the Bowling green.The beer was ok also.

Comment by: David on 19th January 2008 at 08:16

When I used the Boars Head in the 70s the beer was, I think, Almonds. The brewery was in Standish near the traffic lights.

Comment by: Jo Hayes Adelaide Aus. on 20th January 2008 at 23:48

Dave I lived there when I was 18mnths old I believe it was nearby.I think it may have turned into Mere Oaks special school cheers Jo

Comment by: David on 22nd January 2008 at 22:18

Hi Jo, I was born in Wigan but haven't lived there for 30years.Was the brewery in School lane. From Wigan - left at the lights and it was on the right hand side.

Comment by: darren on 15th March 2009 at 20:39

mere oaks special shool has gone now, there buildin new houses on the site..

Comment by: Roy on 15th February 2010 at 12:08

Correct David that's where the brewery was.

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