St George's, Wigan10 Comments
Photo: Fred Cunliffe
Item #: 18094
Where is this photo taken?
Hi,Vicky,it's in Windsor street,just below St.Georges school.
Thanks Fred, thought it was. i recognised the green railings but dont remember the houses, they were gone by the time i went to St georges.Going back to a previous post, definately remember your mum doing alterations to choir robes/making walking day dresses.In the latest photo, taken outside St Catherines church is your father on the photo? and did they by any chance live around stanley place later in life?
Sorry,Vicky,my parents last address was Frenchwood Court,Aspull.Do I know you?
no, i just remember you parents from st georges church, i was in the choir for a few years and went to sunday school there
Is that Betty who lived in Greenough Street? I lived at no 77, next door but one. Think my mother, and her sisters good friends with Betty?
Yes Tony,And I remember you,and your mother too.
I lived in School St off Greenough St with my mother, (Helen Stephens), 5 brothers and 2 sisters! Mrs Cunliffe made all of our walking day dresses along with baby brother, Peter. She also made my confirmation dress. We alweays walked with St Georges, it was one of the occasions when we had a new dress! I remember Mr Spencer with great fondness he was my inspiration to go on and do an English degree. I was in the same class as his son Geoffrey and also George Giles. Loved every minute of my schooling at St
The lady on the sidewalk in the white hat is my grandma Cissy Hilton she lived in Great Acre St