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Isle of Man Holiday c1955
Photo: Bob Aspey
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Item #: 4622
Isle of Man Christian Endeavour Holiday Home at Lorne House c1955. Bob Aspey, Maurice Monk, Norman Flemming and David Woods front right..Brian Winnard 7th from left back row

Comment by: Brian on 14th January 2008 at 20:12

Nice photo Bob, I knew Maurice Monk, but can't recognise anyone else on the photo, are they all from Wigan,or are they from other areas of the country as well?.

Comment by: highfieldlass on 14th January 2008 at 23:04

Maurice Monk is my 'uncle', he married auntie Myrra who is my dads cousin. They used to have the bakery shop at Orrell best pies an bread! They did the catering at my wedding reception, best roast beef you will ever taste! My dads family have always been involved with Bethel. In fact the mother and toddler group on a Thursday morning makes the best toast going!

Comment by: Bob Aspey on 19th February 2008 at 20:37

Hi Brian...There was just the 5 of us from Bethel and a couple of lads from the Pemberton/Orrell area. The rest were from all over the country.. We had some great holidays at Lorne House...........Come on Highfieldlass name yourself!....I know Maurice and Myrra well ...in fact Maurice was my best man....Name yourself!!!..Bob

Comment by: Bob Aspey on 18th March 2008 at 19:14

Hi Highfield lass...Do you happen to know Tony Mason ?

Comment by: Karen Royle (nee Monk) on 30th November 2015 at 10:00

Maurice Monk is my uncle, he is my dad's brother. My dad is Graham Monk and they had an older brother Alan who sadly died this year (2015).

Comment by: Karen Royle (nee Monk) on 30th November 2015 at 10:10

Highfieldlass, Maurice Monk is my uncle, he is my dad's brother. My dad is Graham Monk and they had an older brother, Alan, who sadly died this year (2015)

Comment by: Elayne on 10th November 2019 at 16:39

Hi Bob, not been on WW for quite a while so only just seen these comments. Tony was my dad, I feel I should know you? Sadly no one to ask 😔

Comment by: Bob Aspey on 15th April 2020 at 21:18

Hi Elayne, I knew your Dad very well, in fact I knew all his family...Maurice, Ella, Brian, Peter, Tony, and twins Dorothy and Anne. I lived in the chip shop opposite their grocers shop in Ormskirk Road, Pemberton and I still go to Bethel Church. My dear old pal Maurice Monk was my Best Man and he lived with us for many years. If you want to know our history speak to either Stephen or Phillip Rollins.

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