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Hindley walking day 1948   Comments: 9
Photo: karen   Item #: 5272  
Hindley walking day 1948

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Comments by maurice tyrer, 25th February 2008  
The only person that I know for certain is Donald Atherton who is in the wheelchair,he ran the Lifeboys who are in the photo and the Boys Brigade.

Comments by aitch, 25th February 2008  
That picture house in the right foreground brings back a lot of memories, is that not the Rex, I had my first date in there in 1954, I was 15, I remember her first name was Maureen and she lived in the street facing the cinema, it was a good day except her friend insisted on staying with her, that was end of romance, you live and learn !!??

Comments by maurice tyrer, 25th February 2008  
It is the Rex aitch,showing it before Berts Bar was built.The building at the back,next to the brook was a betting shop later on.

Comments by Jean, 25th February 2008  
Now its the Monacco. Great picture.

Comments by Dingerbell, 26th February 2008  
The building at the back was Gladstone Meadows Florist.
Used to get flowers regularly to take to the Cemetry--Grand parents graves.

Comments by Dingerbell, 4th March 2008  
It looks very much like Alan Bold pushing Donald's chair.
I know Alan was in the Lifeboys at that tjme.

Comments by Margaret Partington (Bootle), 26th April 2008  manipart@blueyonder.co.uk 
Yes definitely the Rex .My dad worked as a labourer in the building of the Rex in the late 30's

Comments by Gwen Pendlebury, 12th January 2015  gwenpendl@aol.com 
OMG so many memories! That was the Rex cinema, it was owned by Mr. Cellini, I used to go Saturday children's session, he would have competitions between each side of the theatre who could make most noise, then it was 'ON WITH THE SHOW' and Flash Gordon....Roy Rogers and Trigger..it was renamed the Monaco when Grace Kelly married Rainier of Monaco.

Comments by Pw, 11th March 2018  
Yes that is Alan Bold

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