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New Springs


Scout Hut
Photo: Neil Parkinson
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Item #: 19247
No idea what year this is but these houses are near the crown in new springs. They have been completely renovated now but were used for 17th Wigan cubs in the 70's.

Comment by: Gareth Jones on 11th January 2012 at 14:41

At last!...17th Wigan recognition!
Was a scout here in the early 90's....

Comment by: geoff ex canal st on 14th March 2012 at 21:03

17th wigan was around back in the early 70s. i remember it being a very full cub/scout troop. lots of local lads in it.

Comment by: debra burgoyne-gregory on 26th August 2015 at 21:35

My Dad Bill Burgoyne was a scout leader here for many years

Comment by: Aspuller on 27th February 2016 at 14:16

I believe it was a pub at one time called the beehive0hfom

Comment by: bill winrow on 3rd July 2017 at 11:58

I remember billy Burgoyne lived in new springs I lived in chapel st

Comment by: geoff ex canal st on 7th September 2018 at 16:14

debra , didn't you used to live in the terraces near st john school lower down from the scout hut? years later I went to horwich college with your Stephen.

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