Thomas Crompton Plaque by Tony Haslam (Kodak Easyshare DX7630)
Thomas Crompton Plaque. Situated in Gerard street on the wall to the entrance of the Gerard Shopping Centre. Made as a tribute to Thomas Crompton and Sons who where the Lock and hinge makers in Ashton for many years. The plaque marks the spot where the works was.
Comment by Dougie Yates on 21st October 2007 at 13:40
Photo of the houses that Thomas Crompton lived in upto 1920 before he moved too behind the park in Wigan Road
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