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Chancery Street, Scholes
Photo: Bill Bithell
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Item #: 15865
This photograph is of Chancery Street which was located in St. Patrick’s Parish between Scholefield Lane in the distance and Hardybutts. This photograph was taken in 1962. It is interesting to notice the clean stone flags in front of the door of the house on the right. This was a common feature of many terraced houses when the lady of the house would scrub these flags once a week.

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 30th September 2010 at 21:07

Out would come the women, smartening up their front door steps with donkey stones that they'd got from the Rag & Bone men in exchange for old clothes or scrap. Memories...

Comment by: Joan Beckett(Wilding) on 7th October 2010 at 22:32

Bill did you work at Reeds corrugated cases by any chance .

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