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St Patrick's Walking Day


St Patricks walking day
Photo: Joan Beckett(Wilding)
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Item #: 7578
About 1956 I think I am 3rd in on front row.

Comment by: Barbara Dempsey on 11th October 2008 at 22:45

What a lovely photo. Beautiful dresses - much nicer than the walk days of today. Really reminds me of my walking days in Hindley.

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 12th October 2008 at 00:07

Thanks Barbara was the only time a lot of us had new dresses, thats why we loved them so much xx

Comment by: Barbara Dempsey on 12th October 2008 at 10:41

That's correct Joan. Aren't the shoes great too? Lovely white leather.

Comment by: helen baldwin on 18th October 2008 at 19:19

Yes, and the white shoes were often ruined on a hot day when we used to pop 'tar bubbles@!

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