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Wigan Album

Belle Green Lane, Ince

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walking day, ince bar
Photo: gc.
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Item #: 19614
the year,about 1956 on ince bar

Comment by: StuartP on 15th January 2012 at 11:58

Any one know the name of the Dawbers that had this grocers shop that can be seen in the background?

Comment by: irene roberts on 15th January 2012 at 12:08

I remember Mellings shoe-shop. I actually had clogs from there as a very small child, and little patent ankle-strap shoes for walking day. I remember plastic sandals becoming fashionable for playing out in around 1960, and all us girls clamouring for some.

Comment by: josie on 15th January 2012 at 17:54

i remember having those plastic sandals for walking day once irene they were called jen shoes .

Comment by: Maureen Rutter (nee Green) on 15th January 2012 at 19:11

This looks like a Belle Green Mission banner, I am sure that the second boy from the left is Gilbert Cunliffe and the third boy is George Cunliffe who lived in Chatham Street anyone know anybody else or correct me if I am wrong.

Comment by: gil cunliffe on 17th January 2012 at 19:43

thats correct maureen,thats me and george,dont know anyone else.

Comment by: Gerry on 21st January 2012 at 10:51

Thats Mellings Butchers int it? the shoe shop were further up

Comment by: kam on 20th February 2012 at 17:51

was that mellings butchers the same one we knew as michaels, the shop on the corner next door became a mace didnt it, or am i in the wrong place

Comment by: Carol cunliffe on 6th January 2018 at 19:20

The boy at the front is Keith Isherwood who lived in Belle Green Lane

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