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Bluecoat School, Wigan

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Bluecoat School date stone
Photo: Brian
Views: 1,589
Item #: 32522
Photo taken in the early 80s.
(Photo by John Metcalfe).

Comment by: Cyril on 20th June 2020 at 15:05

Been reading about the storm on the web, and quite a storm it was too by all accounts and caused considerable damage and not only to the school. Link below.
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=8_9bXpFPeosC&pg=PA23&lpg=PA23&dq=Storm+in+Wigan+January+7th+1839&source=bl&ots=lUiII2EFGt&sig=ACfU3U2C4u5jv6Jjj_YHBh5ogI_BW2tBeA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi0jr73xpDqAhWFShUIHY5XC1gQ6AEwAHoECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Storm%20in%20Wigan%20January%207th%201839&f=false

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