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Hindley Walking Day
Photo: Bill Eatock
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Item #: 10685
Another picture of the girl I eventually married! She is the one looking right at me nearest to the camera. (sorry about the damage on the photo)

Comment by: Stephen on 11th May 2009 at 21:15

Bill, did you either work at Springs Branch or live in Ince. Your name is familiar

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 12th May 2009 at 11:24

Hi Stephen...Born in Ince and moved to Hindley when I got married in 1977.

Comment by: Stephen on 12th May 2009 at 20:18

I was born and brought up at 30 Belle Green Lane and married in 76. What schools did you go to?

Comment by: Rm on 12th May 2009 at 20:48

Hi Bill
My gran used to be friends with a Mrs Eatock lived over Rose Bridge, what was your mothers or grandmothers first name?.

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 12th May 2009 at 22:36

I was born at the top of Belle Green Lane in the place they used to call "Irish Town" Went to Belle Green and Rose Bridge. To the best of my knowledge, we had no relatives over rose Bridge.

Comment by: Stephen on 12th May 2009 at 22:39

Well Bill, what years were you at Rose Bridge? I was ther '66 to '70

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 13th May 2009 at 09:11

Hi Stephen...I left Rose Bridge in the year you started there...1966.

Comment by: Marlene Austin nee Cain on 14th May 2009 at 20:24

Lovely pictur Bill, I was also born atthe top of Belle Green Lane 3 Smiths Street to be exact and went to Belle Green school and Rose Bridge but left school in 76.

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 20th May 2009 at 22:30

I don't remember Smith Street, Marlene. Can you jog my memory, please...

Comment by: Marlene Austin on 21st May 2009 at 20:38

Smith street was opposite the new belle green school behind the terrace houses i cant give you a more accurate detail i was only a toddler when we moved from there but i will find out i will ask my brother Jack i think you might have gone to school with him Jack Cain thats when he went that is hes not on any school photos ha ha.

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 22nd May 2009 at 12:45

Hi Marlene...Yes I went to Belle Gren when Jack was there. I too am missing off the school photo's. Jack and I must have wagged school and gone playing on the "wutchie!" I remember Smith Street now. It was near the old water tank.

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