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Kilshaw Street, Pemberton


Kilshaw Street, Pemberton
Photo: David Devine
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Item #: 10536
Kilshaw Street, Pemberton, c1948. Possibly start of a local carrier / haulage firm.

Comment by: Ashley on 19th April 2009 at 00:08

Superb photo.

Comment by: IanMcL on 19th April 2009 at 10:49

Looks like Arthur Chil? or Chisnall . . . Pemberton Wigan on the lorry door . . . thought at first it might have been something to do with Gaskells.

Comment by: Tom Clancy on 5th May 2010 at 17:06

Robys transport had the yard early seventies.Bought by Gaskells.Did Walt Roby have a small saw mill in the cut through,between enfield st. and ormskirk rd.Croppers transport on one side sledbrook farm on the other?.

Comment by: Carol Farmer on 1st April 2011 at 12:57

The white building at the back of the picture must be where the news agent is on Enfield Street

Comment by: Carole Parkes on 24th October 2020 at 17:10

My ancestor James ALKER had this farm. He was there in the 1841 census right through to the 1881 census. Sometime between 1881 and 1886 he moved to Mellings farm. where the family stayed until the 1850s when it was sold.

Comment by: Rhonda on 14th December 2020 at 23:50

I believe my uncle joe Fleming worked for Roby transport ? Not sure of the years but would have thought 60/70s ? .Trying to gather information if anybody knows him ?

Comment by: Dave Ashcroft on 12th March 2021 at 17:59

I worked for WG Gaskell transport used to carry heinz foods would see robys in there remember joe fleming gaskells bought out roby transport.

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