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Beech Hill   Views: 782
Wellfield Hotel Beech Hill 1960's, a game of dominoes in the vault.   Comments: 3
Photo: Keith   Item #: 30250  
 
Wellfield Hotel Beech Hill 1960's, a game of dominoes in the vault.
 
  I thought I'd posted all photos from my parent's pub but came across this one recently which was taken in the Wellfield Hotel's Vault. I apologise for the poor quality. It shows a gentleman in the left foreground whose name I remember as "Jock" and I understand he was a retired policeman. The rest of the vault customers are busy playing dominoes (5 & 3's). Some of the ones I think I can pick out are Norman Price, Harry Bithell, - Gallagher?, Edmund Joynt, Danny Molineux. Tommy Burns? a fourth domino table is out of shot to the right.  

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Comments by irene roberts, 2nd March 2018  
It reminds me of The Long-Neck in Ince. And I bet there was little or no bad language amongst the domino players.

Comments by Aubrey, 2nd March 2018  
Quite right Irene. In those days obscene language was known as ‘pit talk’ and rarely used in public places, other than when the demon drink took over.

Comments by Keith, 2nd March 2018  
I can confirm Irene and Aubrey that you are absolutely correct. A tribute I think to the standards that our customers upheld.

 
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