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Market Street


market place
Photo: aitch
Views: 2,023
Item #: 21377
A photo of market place early 1900s

Comment by: tuddy on 29th August 2012 at 19:32

Was the Crofters A still a pub when this photo was taken?

Comment by: aitch on 30th August 2012 at 10:07

the photo was taken in 1903 and it doe show the crofters on the left, also there is a lamp advertising the Bulls head on the left while next to it is the white lion Hotel, remembered today by a sign on the barclays bank building, also the shops on the right with the canopys had only recently been completed.

Comment by: Jarvo on 15th September 2012 at 17:09

Take note of all the men on the left of the picture. They are clearly waiting for the alehouses to open. This could be a Sunday lunchtime; they look eager to get in and get on the pop...Some things don't change...Typical Wiganers...Sad...

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