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Mawdesley Street Hindley 1923


Hindley Boys Brigade 1929/1930
Photo: Walter Southern
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Item #: 25016
Hindley young lads the young boy third from left front row was my wife's uncle John, he lived in firstly Mawdsley St, then 223 Liverpool Rd and finally in the flats known as Longton St

Comment by: David Mawdesley on 18th April 2014 at 09:40

I don't think this is Hindley Boys Brigade. The uniform is wrong for the BB, especially the officers and also the cap badges of the boys. 8TH Wigan BB was founded in 1916 so the timing is right. Was there a CLB company at the time or could it be the Catholic Boys Brigade?

Comment by: T Culshaw on 19th December 2014 at 00:32

l Hindley St Benedicts brigade capt centre Abraham Halliwell 3 row 1st l Terence Haggarty my uncle he had six brothers idont know if any are on here.

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