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Wigan Carnival
Photo: jean
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Item #: 20989
It was probably taken in the 1920's.
Laura Middleton is one of the girls on the float. It was possibly taken in the Market Square.

Comment by: Phil Taylor on 7th July 2012 at 08:26

What is the large building in the background?

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 7th July 2012 at 10:26

That was the large Hall in Hope St. overlooking the market Square.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 7th July 2012 at 12:46

The building was in Hope St.,Phil,overlooking the Market Square

Comment by: Cyril on 7th July 2012 at 12:46

Phil that was Hope Street Methodist Church.

Comment by: heritagelass on 7th July 2012 at 13:14

It looks like the original Hope Street church which
faced the old Market square.

Comment by: Mick on 7th July 2012 at 13:42

Looks like it may have been taken on Hope St, immediately adjacent to Market Square.
Hope St Congregational Church in background.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 7th July 2012 at 15:19

Jean..are Laura and Joe off the other photo relatives of yours?.

Comment by: Jean on 7th July 2012 at 16:57

Yes Maureen. They were my dad's brother and sister

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