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WHIT WALKS 1966
Photo: Frank Orrell
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Item #: 30328
The Whit Walks through Higher Ince in May 1966.

Comment by: irene roberts on 23rd March 2018 at 10:05

Trying to get my bearings here, Frank. Whereabouts in Higher Ince was this? The buildings are familiar but I am struggling.

Comment by: Bill on 23rd March 2018 at 13:10

It is taken on Rose Bridge looking towards Ince Bar,the BT stores (formerly Alex Wigan,builders) immediately on the left and the Imperial after it.
It doesn’t look like St Williams walking day though,they walked on Whit Sunday.

Comment by: irene roberts on 23rd March 2018 at 13:41

Thankyou Bill. It may have been Rose Bridge Walking Day. I walked with them a couple of times.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 23rd March 2018 at 16:20

It's Manchester Road, going towards Rose Bridge.

Comment by: Elizabeth on 24th March 2018 at 07:51

Sorry, I meant the children were walking towardsRose Bridge from Ince Bar.

Comment by: Garry on 24th March 2018 at 18:19

The pub on the left was the Imperial Arms.
This photo is taken on Rose Bridge Canal.

Comment by: Bill on 26th March 2018 at 10:01

It was named the Imperial Hotel,but known as Thimp to proper Incers.

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