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my dad on his bike.
Photo: Brenda Halsall
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Item #: 19121
this is a picture of my dad on his bike in Helmfield road up bgl. he was always on his bike.James Halsall. I think the year would have been about 1953.

Comment by: irene roberts on 5th December 2011 at 17:16

A lovely picture, Brenda, and a typical 50s scene.

Comment by: janet on 6th December 2011 at 00:27

Look at the ice and snow.... no fun riding a bike in that weather... I know, I used to ride my bike to and from school, chapped knees, legs, hands and face....wouldn't want to have to do that again... Looks like your Dad was well wrapped up Brenda... Lovely photo..

Comment by: Stephen on 6th December 2011 at 18:23

Brenda, I love these photo's when you get some good information to go with them.
Did you go to Ince Central?
Your name is familiar

Comment by: josie on 6th December 2011 at 19:09

hi brenda, how lovly to see hemfield rd back then,ive played and walked down there hundreds of times it was only round the corner from us in york st in fact its only a few months ago i was there with our gerry just looking, that row is still there.what number did he live at brenda?

Comment by: josie on 6th December 2011 at 21:00

sorry brenda iv'e only just realised you didnt say he lived on hemfield rd only the pic was taken on there.

Comment by: halsall on 7th December 2011 at 11:59

Yes Stephen i did go to Ince Central. i was in Irenes class i think there were two Stephens in my class. Stephen W and Stephen R.

Comment by: halsall on 7th December 2011 at 12:02

hi Josie. no we lived in Engineer street. but my mum and dads friends lived in Hemfield road so thats were he was when the picture was taken. his friends were Ernie and Peggy Sharples. they have 3 children. Vera, Edna and Alan. lovely people.

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