Places   (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)

Started by: dougie (4421) 

I would like to tell you a bit of the life of my Mam as that is the only name she was called, well she stated life living in the Blue Bell cottages that backed on to the school yard at DG a lovely young girl always clean and fresh looking so they tell me, after finishing school at a young age she started work at Cromptons down by the green she didn't like working there it was dirty and you had that oily smell on you all the time, anyway Mr Crompton the owner of the works said to my Mam you don't like working here do you her reply was no but i have to, well he said my wife as just had a baby girl instead of coming into work Monday to Friday would you like to go to my house in Ashton work same hours helping my wife with the child you'll get the same wages as you would working here, anyway think about it but have a day off tomorrow and go see my wife your job will still be here , Mam told me she got on like a house on fire with Mrs C the house was in Bolton Road across from the Rock Leigh the house is still standing,it's along tail this as they had two more children a girls and boy making three so they had to move house and my Man still kept her job

Replied: 28th Oct 2019 at 22:30

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