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St Patrick's Walking Day

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St Patricks Walking Day
Photo: Geraldine Long
Views: 3,974
Item #: 9595
Year unknown possibly 58/59

Comment by: Del on 27th February 2009 at 10:24

All the set are brilliant pictures to see, they used to get a grand turn out then from the churches and always wore beautiful outfits, they'll have been a joy to watch, unlike today because not many go to church so the turn outs are smaller and they rarely look nice......bring back the old days

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 27th February 2009 at 12:40

That's me holding Jean Priors hand just behind the girl holding the ribbon

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 27th February 2009 at 13:53

I can also see Christine Sullivan, Linda Mather and I think Anne Mumt.

Comment by: geraldine long on 27th February 2009 at 15:51

Thats me Geraldine long holding the ribbon

Comment by: jean prior on 8th March 2009 at 21:13

Hi This photo must have been 1957 as I'm behind the girl marked with a cross outside left, I went to live in Aspull 1958 approx My mother was Jane Prior nee Tucker and my grandma Isabella Tucker lived at 27 Higham St next door to Leary's

Comment by: jacqueline penman on 15th March 2009 at 15:39

Is that Veronica Penman far right?

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 8th April 2009 at 00:38

I am sure that was the only time we all got new dresses and shoes and only for my Grandma making my dress I doubt my mum could afford anything x

Comment by: jacqueline penman on 12th April 2010 at 23:19

think our veronica had a TWINK perm that day

Comment by: anne pennington nee hewitt on 26th April 2010 at 15:44

i remember that day very well i cant see myself anne hewitt i remember jean prier and veronica penmen and a few more we all looked so proud my auntie used to make my dresses what lovely memories

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 10th August 2010 at 14:22

Ann I think you used to be in my class didn't you have a twin brother Joseph.

Comment by: anne pennington nee hewitt on 21st July 2011 at 17:50

hi joan yes i do have a twin brother joe i cant see myself in the picture do you keep in touch with any of our classmates bye anne

Comment by: kathleen holcroft (nee lewis) on 20th July 2012 at 16:38

yes i remember quiet a lot off the people we went to school with and i remember ann hewitt her brother joe also micheal wood brian o dwyer is my cousin also christine gannon ,morjory harrison ,kathleen moore,christine egen,barbara lavin,barbara timberlin,as well as all moste of them in the photos nice look back and think of good times often wonder how we all got on with our lives i also have a sister sheila

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