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unknown walking day


Thomas Moore ?
Photo: Geoff Williams
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Item #: 15522
Dont know anything about this Pic, found it in my collection. Has anyone any info

Comment by: Rubyshoes on 14th August 2010 at 18:03

I would say that the boys look too young to be Thomas Moore pupils.

Comment by: Paul Fairhurst on 14th August 2010 at 20:02

Greenough Street - St George's walking day?

Comment by: tb on 14th August 2010 at 20:27

its st thomas more never has been moore?

Comment by: vic on 14th August 2010 at 23:42

yes i agree think its Greenough St.I can just make out whitesmiths pub on top left of photo

Comment by: theick c on 15th August 2010 at 08:45

Isnt that Rileys snooker Club with rugby shop in the background

Comment by: ste on 15th August 2010 at 14:17

whitesmiths pub top right tom standishes aftert ginnel for ten bonus points who had a sweet factory at back of standishes....

Comment by: irene roberts nee griffiths on 15th August 2010 at 17:36

No idea about the sweet factory...Santus at a guess?...but how nice to see the young lads in their short pants, and to see again a sun-blind on a shop window.

Comment by: davey on 15th August 2010 at 20:44

I used to get penny ice lollies from the shop on the corner on my way home from St Marys, could have been hiltons.

Comment by: Adele on 16th August 2010 at 06:30

Yes thats deffinately Greenough St, My dad used to be the President of Central Labour Club in the mid to late 70's, I remember getting home made vimto ice lollies for 3p from that corner shop it had changed its name to Kellsalls then but I had heard others still call it Hiltons

Comment by: Jimmy on 16th August 2010 at 17:13

Greenough St? I think you'll find it's Powell St

Comment by: spud on 17th August 2010 at 10:58

could it be st josephs whit walks

Comment by: Graham Taylor on 22nd August 2010 at 21:24

Your right spud, its definitely St. Josephs whit walking day. It will be about 1952, fourth from the right is my brother in law Mick Kelly.

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