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Manley Street, c1972.
Manley Street, c1972.
Photo: Brian Elsey
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Item #: 52
Manley Street, c1972. Thanks to Roy Harrison for correcting me on the location, which I originally had as Ince Green Lane. He also says the the window of the house at the right is No18 (Demolished 1984), the cars in the background are parked on a triangle of spare ground in front of No36 Bryn Street which used to belong to a painter and decorator and the house still stands to this day although the scene around that photograph area has itself has changed dramatically with most of the surrounding houses falling to the bulldozers as part of the compulsory purchase orders of the early 1980's.

Thanks to David Hulse for emailing the following: "With ref to Manley street picture. Please amend - 1. The House to the right was occupied by a Mrs Lowe, 2. 36 Bryn St Belonged to Mr and Mrs Hulse (My Mother and Father).

Comment by: keith sutton on 28th October 2009 at 08:53

the painter and decorator was mr walters

Comment by: geoff on 7th February 2010 at 20:20

hi brian,david hulse and i used to play football for lower ince,and i worked with his father who was a engine driver at springs branch.he was a proper gentleman and a very good mate.pass on my regards to david please.

Comment by: angela pennington on 4th November 2010 at 16:51

i was in this walking day i was about 18 months old, i got the pics somewhere. my nan lived in manley street and i lived in james street opposite the sunday school

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