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St Peter's Hindley


St. Peter's, Hindley, around 1955
Photo: Barbara Dempsey
Views: 2,201
Item #: 10763
Taken in First Avenue, just before we set off.

Comment by: Ashley on 24th May 2009 at 20:29

What a beautiful photo, every one a credit to their family.

Comment by: Mick on 25th May 2009 at 22:19

What does EW? stand for on the wall of the house?

Is it Emergency Water station ?

I think as you drive into Hindley from Wigan you can still it written on one wall on the left.

Comment by: Eric Turner on 30th May 2009 at 14:32

EWS was painted up during WW2 to indicate to fire men where there was an EMERGENCY WATER SUPPLY. in this case Borsdane Brook,Hindley. E.T.

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