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Winstanley   Views: 2391
Winstanley   Comments: 7
Photo: Ron Hunt   Item #: 5237  
 
Winstanley

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  Winstanley scanned from an old postcard.  

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Comments by Elayne, 23rd February 2008  
Hi Ron, thanks for this wonderful photograph. Would this be around about Tan House Lane with the houses on the right being the 'new houses' or upper/lower row? Love the folk sat on the grass bank wonder who they were?

Comments by Elayne, 23rd February 2008  
By the way Ron I believe you are a very good friend of Peter Mason, I'm his niece!

Comments by RON, 23rd February 2008  
I think the photo was taken where the row of white painted cottages are. Yes I know Peter, a really nice man. However, I haven't seen him since he retired from the Queens Hall.
I was deeply shocked to hear about his daughter before Christmas. I also believe himself and his wife aren't to well either?

Comments by Elayne, 24th February 2008  elayne_1962@yahoo.co.uk 
Ron, we were all deeply shocked about Kim and yes auntie Florence is quite poorly.
Where did you find this postcard? Are there any more do you know of Winstanley/Highfield?

Comments by RON, 25th February 2008  
The only other postcards of Winstanley/ Highfield I have are on the site. Postcards of this part of Wigan are very rare for some reason? I got this card off Ebay.

Comments by christine marsden nee alker, 19th May 2008  
this is new houses.on pemberton road,. we lived opposite these. they were pulled down the late 50;s, but the others still survive. my grandmother was born in one of these cottages.

Comments by christine marsden nee alker, 21st June 2008  
does anyone know the date of the photo? there are kerbstones and telephone poles?

 
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