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Wigan Album

Breakell Family

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Photo: Wendy June Warne
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Leonard Breakell 1896-1915 and William Ashworth Breakell (Bill) 1899-1949 my great uncles born in Shaw and died in Wigan

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh. on 19th July 2014 at 15:24

Wendy,thank you for posting your photograghs . Have you noticed the clogs , the gentleman on the left is wearing clasped clogs, the other laced.
Just an observation !

Comment by: Henry7 on 19th July 2014 at 16:37

Looks like the taller chap is doing a bit of weight training?

Comment by: George Chilvers on 20th July 2014 at 10:08

The lad on the left looks like he has a towel on his shoulder, like seconds at boxing have. Was the taller lad a boxer perhaps, and his brother helped him train (hence the barbells)?

Comment by: Bob on 20th July 2014 at 12:27

Might be "purring"

Comment by: Horace on 23rd July 2014 at 22:38

I wonder what size chest the lad on the lefts trousers are ? .....he wears them higher than Simon Cowell !

Comment by: Wendy June Warne on 24th August 2014 at 17:25

Yes I did notice the clogs. William on the right was a Clogger in 1934 and a Labourer in 1940. Leonard got some disease that distorted his face and made his lips really thick, on the 1911 census he was classed as an imbecile and died a few years later

Comment by: John Walsh's Best Mate on 30th December 2014 at 15:39

That's Doug and Dinsdale Piranah. The Piranah Brothers!

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