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J.Gregory, Grocers and Bakers   Comments: 1
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 29399  
J.Gregory, Grocers and Bakers

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  Delivery van belonging to J.Gregory Grocers and Bakers Ince  

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Comments by irene roberts, 1st June 2017  
The corner shop near where I grew up in Ince was Connie's when I was a child, but my Mam, (who was in her forties when I was born), remembered it being Tom Gregory's, who I imagine was a member of the shop-keeping Gregory family. Apparently, he would split a ha'penny, and used to slip the bacon/ cooked meats etc. off the scale before the scale had properly registered the weight. Consequently, he was known a Owd Tom Slip.

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