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carnival
Photo: BARRY PRIOR
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Item #: 10648
PEMBERTON CARNVAL 1920

Comment by: BARRY PRIOR on 5th May 2009 at 22:14

The pub in the back ground is THE WHITE LOIN my Gr Gr Grandad waslandlord from 1901 to 1903

Comment by: Cyril on 6th May 2009 at 18:54

To the left of the pub where the hoardings are is this where Pemberton Caravans was to be in later years? The animal to the right of the photo looks like a goat with a striped football jersey on, bet the lad got a few biffs whilst putting the jersey on it.

Comment by: JEAN GLOVER on 27th May 2009 at 21:09

Wonderful to see the old photos of Pemberton. The George
pub was occupied at one time by George Wilding who married Lizzy Winstanley the ice cream people they had a shop further up Orrell Road. Remember Winstanleys ice cream.

Comment by: christina bishop on 21st June 2009 at 10:51

winstanlys icecream shop best ice cream in lommra ,my mum used to call it whackums ,why i do not know ,great memories .up bottle neck there were families evacuated from liverpool ,one family named gordon their last name ,lovely family ,i put bottle neck , i should have said back lane

Comment by: Margaret on 24th October 2017 at 15:56

I lived opposite Winstanley ice cream shop. We queued up for sweets when they came in during the war and just after

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