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Crownig Group
Photo: margaret perkins
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Item #: 5952
Around 1960- Crowning Group outside the old Gas Show room opposite the market square

Comment by: Art on 21st April 2008 at 14:59

Pendleburys burned down in July 1953, & they took over the Gas Showrooms. look on the wall, you'll see the name.
By the way, that pic is reversed, it needs flipping horizontally..;o)

Comment by: Elaine Geohegan on 8th May 2008 at 07:32

Who is the handsome guy with the red hair, his far away stare tells me he is destined to travel


Comment by: sheila cornwell nee worswick on 29th January 2012 at 21:11

what a lovely memory, I crowned our lady that year, and what a long way to walk round wigan. I still remember those days, and names of everone in my class too!!!

Comment by: Graham Leigh on 18th July 2012 at 15:02

The lad behind Martin Geohegan with the sticky out ears is me I can still remember the old half crowns we got given on walking day and Mrs Mcardle singing Faith of Our Fathers on the Market Square she had a wonderful voice

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