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Started by: brenn65 (473)

Can someone tell me the previous name of the anvil pub

Started: 12th Oct 2019 at 16:21

Posted by: tuddy (1086)

It was called the All Saints Tavern at one time, I can't remember any other names.

Replied: 12th Oct 2019 at 16:44

Posted by: jo anne (32800) 

It’s mentioned in Wigan Town Trail - Link (p.51, paragraph 51):

This red brick corner building was The All Saints Tavern (designed by local architects Heaton and Ralph, 1894).

Replied: 12th Oct 2019 at 16:52

Posted by: brenn65 (473)

Iv just been told it was rileys bar

Replied: 12th Oct 2019 at 17:01

Posted by: jo anne (32800) 

There’s a photo of the pub in WW Album that does say that, Brenn65 - Photo by DTease

Replied: 12th Oct 2019 at 17:16
Last edited by jo anne: 12th Oct 2019 at 17:17:27

Posted by: joemaplin (195) 

It was Rileys for a while,and connected to the Grand via a corridor during this period.

Replied: 12th Oct 2019 at 18:04

Posted by: whups (4835) 

your right tuddy. i remember seeing earnie rainford in there.

Replied: 13th Oct 2019 at 18:13

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (5332)

I seem to remember in the 1970s that it was not open has a pub, was it offices or something like that ?

Replied: 13th Oct 2019 at 18:48

Posted by: tuddy (1086)

If Ernie was in they must have been selling pies.

Replied: 13th Oct 2019 at 21:05

Posted by: whups (4835) 

or something else ste.

Replied: 14th Oct 2019 at 12:29

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (5332)

Druggie

Replied: 14th Oct 2019 at 14:57

Posted by: Handsomeminer (1611)

Just a bloke with a healthy appetite, whups did he have his safari suit on

Replied: 14th Oct 2019 at 15:57

Posted by: whups (4835) 

wrong again 1stroke.gud job he did,nt have his workware on col.

Replied: 14th Oct 2019 at 16:01

 

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