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Item #: 18283
this photo was taken in the early 1980s looking back towards the horse shoe hotel and wigan baths

Comment by: cullie on 16th August 2011 at 16:01

if im not mistaken the shop on the corner were a sweet shop i use to there many moons ago

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 16th August 2011 at 18:48

Just around the corner was a cafe with a juke box in..ah my teenage years ,Bill Haley..Guy Mitchel..and of course Elvis..happy days.

Comment by: wiganreds48 on 19th August 2011 at 22:38

There was a newsagents here named Bradshaws, next door to Davenports the Watchmakers, and in the 60's Sammy Bradshaw and his wife Florrie had a flourishing business taking people for driving lessons. The spare land was where Palatine's was.

Comment by: dave b on 30th August 2011 at 17:21

is this not the start/end of Millgate?

Comment by: Tony on 18th September 2011 at 14:21

This is the end of Millgate; it being at Schole's bridge, the Douglas. When my parents lived in Douglas House, their address was Millgate.

Comment by: watchalot on 8th April 2016 at 11:00

according to ordanance survey millgate ended at scholes crossing

Comment by: Tracey Boardman on 24th January 2018 at 21:01

The 1st shop on the picture was my dad's shop Davenport's watch and clock repairs and jewellers. Next door I think sold TVs then the sweet shop. Round the corner was the museum

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