Fred Rosbottom

Started by: lesley (506)

I can’t remember Dad’s user name on this site but he did used to post on here in the past. Unfortunately Dad passed away at Christmas and I just thought I would add this post in case any of his old friends are still on here. ??

Started: 4th Aug 2020 at 13:28

Posted by: Domin0 (46)

I remember your Dad Lesley,I think is username was his real name, it's a long time since he posted though, he was on WW quite a lot, I am sorry for your loss.

Replied: 5th Aug 2020 at 14:18

Posted by: gaffer (6432) 


If you’re logged in to WW . Home page , second line down, Lesley’s home page. Members put Fred in the search box , on the list displayed fred rosbottom.
A photo of Fred and three friends will pop up.

Replied: 5th Aug 2020 at 17:06

Posted by: dougie (4425) 

Sorry to hear about your dad knew both him and his brother sorry but get them mixed up, when he was over he came to the bowling club, I remember a few of us met-up one afternoon for a chat, I gave him two nights accommodation for three people in a Travelodge up the lakes if he wished to use them why he was over and all my details just in case they asked anything as we couldn't go I felt he was a man to trust found memories of both brothers, is that you with your granddad in the photo

Replied: 6th Aug 2020 at 09:07
Last edited by dougie: 9th Aug 2020 at 00:09:58

Posted by: dougie (4425) 

this was before your dad came over.

Posted by: fred rosbottom
If Wigan was in Australia I would be able to meet you in a pub for a chat instead of coming on here.

Replied: dougie
You would be welcome to a cup of tea Fred as the club only opens at 3.30 and the bowling as finished by then, not seen your brother down this year if I do will take a photo of us having a drink will that do

Replied: 6th Aug 2020 at 09:42

Posted by: lesley (506)

Thank you for your condolences x

Replied: 7th Aug 2020 at 10:57

Posted by: lesley (506)

Hi Dougie,
Thank you for your comments.
The picture is of my Dad and my daughter Carrie (his grand daughter).
Sad to say that we also lost his brother Jimmy just over 12 months ago x

Replied: 7th Aug 2020 at 11:00

Posted by: dougie (4425) 

Hi Lesley--not bother you again but I was looking in my bowling club files and this popped up , I maybe wrong but as I said before I got to know Fred, Jimmy,and his Sister or Wife as they both bowled for the same team, have a look at the photo do you remember the one on the right hand side got to know your dad why he was over

Replied: 9th Aug 2020 at 23:10
Last edited by dougie: 9th Aug 2020 at 23:22:54

Posted by: upthetims (6536)

I met Fred when he was over in Wigan along with quite a few members from WW .I wouldn't like to guess how long since but would say about 2009.A year is only like a month nowadays.I remember him being a gentleman with a good sense of humour

Replied: 25th Aug 2020 at 19:00

Posted by: bambam (2120)

Hi Lesley, I remember sending a message to your father when he asked did anyone know his brother Joseph, I worked with joe that's the name he liked to be called for many years at Eckersleys mill in Wigan, so sorry to hear of his passing he was a very knowledgeable man.

Replied: 3rd Sep 2020 at 22:09


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