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HIGH ST Standish
Photo: RON
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Item #: 4168
Post card of High Street Standish looking north early 1900's. Car terminus written on card refers to the trams which ran from Wigan to Standish.

Comment by: Mike Peet on 20th January 2008 at 12:07

I believe my great grandfather had a painting and decorating business located at No 1 High St, which I believe is on the jenction corner front left. His name was John Arstall. He died in 1901 leaving a wife and 13 children!

Comment by: Rev David Long on 11th May 2016 at 20:06

I think one of his sons, Alfred, is among the WW1 casualties listed on the Peace Gate and the Village Cenotaph.

Comment by: Paul mason on 18th May 2017 at 18:58

a gentleman name albert Arstall used to decorate my nans house in smally st my nan and grandad was called william and florrie mason.
any relation.?

Comment by: WN1 Standisher on 25th October 2018 at 10:40

You still see Albert's Son Ken, out and about around Standish. He was a painter and decorator too, used to live in Heaton St. Think he's retired now.

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