Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan

Wigan Album



Photo: Frank Orrell
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Item #: 32981
It was the long hot summer of 1976 and these Ince children made the most of the North West Water Authority testing a new water main at the junction of Ince Green Lane and Warrington Road to have some cool splashing fun on Wednesday 28th of July.

Comment by: Edna on 4th March 2021 at 12:45

There is one thing this picture shows, they are all happy.Ho! The joys of childhood.

Comment by: Albert.S. on 4th March 2021 at 15:17

Before computers took centre stage. Having said that, an essential product now, in every day life. Present circumstances bear witness.

Comment by: Rev David Long on 4th March 2021 at 23:20

What are those Higher Ince kids doing in Lower Ince?

Comment by: Frank Orrell on 5th March 2021 at 18:56

Perhaps they swam there Rev. Sorry my oversight, should have titled the picture Lower Ince Kids. But as in the words of the song A Place in the Choir "All God's creatures got a place in the choir, some sing lower some sing higher."

Comment by: Veronica on 6th March 2021 at 10:28

All playing nicely! What a God send that Summer of '76 was, I remember it felt like we were living in the Med without the sea nearby, unless you went to Southport or Blackpool, the roads there would have been chock-a-block.

Comment by: Joshua Fishburn on 8th April 2021 at 13:24

The young lass in the middle who's holding her pants up looks like Jaquline Ibbertson.

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