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St Andrew's C of E School

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St Andrews 1950
Photo: Geoff Slonker
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St Andrews 1950

Comment by: geoff slonker on 25th April 2010 at 15:26

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Comment by: Trevor Jones on 6th September 2011 at 14:56

Geoff....Did me and you work together at Ince Moss Colliery???. I lived in Standish Lower Ground and you lived in Woodhouse Lane. It would be about 1958-1959.

Comment by: g slonker on 18th September 2011 at 09:02

Hi Trevor i did work at Ince Moss but i dont remember your name sorry about that

Comment by: Trevor Jones on 19th September 2011 at 11:36

Hi Geoff, I started work underground in 1958,I worked in pemberton 4ft Bob Dowd was my fireman.I can`t remember where you worked but if we came up pit together you used to run me home in your car...you was the only one with a car in those days.

Comment by: Geoff Slonker on 20th September 2011 at 16:47

Hi trevor I remember you now did you go to " Lills cafe" in Standish with a mate of yours as I recall.

Comment by: Trevor Jones on 21st September 2011 at 10:51

Hi Geoff..Yes I did frequent "Lils Cafe" with quite a few of my mates. What district did you work in at Ince Moss, was it Percy Hughses district with Bob Collingwood and Allan Melling?.

Comment by: Geoff Slonker on 4th October 2011 at 18:18

Been away for 2weeks yes it was Percy's shift with Bob Collingwood also another fireman Syd ? can,t recall his surname

Comment by: Trevor Jones on 5th October 2011 at 14:35

Maybe your thinking of Syd Hart He was in charge of Bin Mine. I also worked on his shift with Teddy Atherton and Alan Melling....did you leave ince moss before it finished...wrere did you go to from there???

Comment by: Geoff Slonker on 8th October 2011 at 16:16

It was Syd Hart in the bin mine I left 1961 for Irlam steelworks till 1974 then Metal Box till 1999 retired early now live in Atherton what happened to you

Comment by: Trevor Jones on 10th October 2011 at 16:20

Hi Geoff....Stayed at Ince Moss til` it closed then went to Golborne til` that closed....then went to Parsonage til` that closed....eventually I ran out of Pits to go to...so I had to do other things!!!. I now live in Ashton.

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