Started by: chris f (14)

does anybody remember handbag, he was a bloke from higher ince and when you used to shout handbag he used to chase you for miles.

Started: 9th Feb 2007 at 05:39

Posted by: tonker (25248) 

There was a fitter at Parkside Colliery called handbag. Teddy handbag. He was from near Wigan, somewhere.

Replied: 9th Feb 2007 at 10:46

Posted by: (526) 

i know handbag he lived in windermere road at one time

Replied: 9th Feb 2007 at 14:26

Posted by: bentlegs (4807)

Tonker, i remember Handbag At Parkside, always wanted carrying about,

Replied: 9th Feb 2007 at 14:30

Posted by: bentlegs (4807)

Tonker, Know owt about the old pit shaft found in Ashton?

Replied: 9th Feb 2007 at 19:09

Posted by: tonker (25248) 

I've said it on the 'pit shaft' thread.

Teddy Handbag, Freddie Rat, Spud, Banana Donague and T'Mad Mon, ont'lathe. All making parts for Martlews aeroplane in the fitting shop, no wonder he crash landed on the M62! Remember that bentlegs? And no wonder British Coal were losing money.

Replied: 9th Feb 2007 at 19:46

Posted by: bentlegs (4807)

Remember it well Tonker,Freddie is working for Asda maintenance work, Spud Murphy mad as a brush, Geoff Aspy worked on the lathe, belting organ player,I was in Hope Hostpital when they brought Geoff Martlew in, Not mutch time for him,

Replied: 12th Feb 2007 at 19:01

Posted by: (526) 

chrisf i know the fella you mean but i dont want to put his real name has i dont want to cause offence.

Replied: 13th Feb 2007 at 13:15


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