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185 Manchester Road Ince c1912 Grandfathers Shop
Photo: John Gostelow
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Item #: 32606
Photo of my Grandfathers Shop in Ince showing my Grandfather Ben Sanderson and his young son my Uncle Norman. The Building is still there but much changed, only the stone plaque Alexandra House still remains

Comment by: Edna on 17th July 2020 at 23:01

My mother in law's maiden name was Kay.She was brought up in Manchester Rd Ince.Which was a shop.No. 3?? Straight across the road from Cresta car spares.It is now a house.I will have a look at 185 next time I pass that way.Great photo John thank you.

Comment by: TommyT on 18th July 2020 at 11:30

I had to have a look on street view to find this shop and sure enough it's still there, it's now called Ince Convenience Store. It's now double fronted and situated on the left just before the traffic lights at Ince Bar.
Next door is the Polish shop??
Nice one John.

Comment by: Jackie on 23rd July 2020 at 09:18

Wow! What a great photo of your relatives.. My dad who is 96yrs wants to find one of his Great Grandads shop in 1880s.. it was a Ironmongers /Blacksmiths in Scholes..

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