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Parbold Hill
Photo: Jackie Brogan
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Item #: 4721
not sure of year can anyone help

Comment by: DON FREEMAN on 21st January 2008 at 13:06

1940s looking at the road & truck

Comment by: dave marsh on 21st January 2008 at 17:02

Ican remember cycling down Parbold Hill in The 50's when the cobbles shook every bone in your body.

Comment by: Dennis Dickinson on 27th April 2009 at 01:54

I can remember cycling (actually pushing my bike) up Parbold Hill in the very late 1950s, it was a tar sealed road then.

Comment by: COLIN HARLOW on 6th March 2010 at 15:45

Bet that truck struggled when it came back up the hill.

Comment by: Michael Philip Waddington on 11th March 2011 at 03:52

My Uncle John Waddington ran the Cafe at the top of the hill.
My Aunt Mabel married Tom Cook who ran a garage at the bottom of the hill.
That was in 1963, I was eight.

Comment by: Deborah Sowerby nee Dowding on 2nd May 2011 at 00:45

Tommy Cook used to give me and my brother Murray Mints to share when we called into the garage for petrol with Dad!!

Comment by: David. Ormerod on 5th June 2017 at 18:27

Does anyone Remember the Reece's Dairies milk van which served most of the village in the early fifties ?
M y father Bert Ormerod knew most of the locals
his round st arting inScarisbrick Burscogh Parbold finishing at Parbold h ill cafe , we knew the Delph tea gardens well! Does anyone remember the Wigan boys camp another one of his calls.


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