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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 16th March, 2007)

Church on Watkin Street


Church on Watkin Street
Church on Watkin Street, Wigan

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D200 : Nikon 17-55mm F2.8 DX)
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Comment by: Brian on 16th March 2007 at 09:40

It's Water Street. Watkin Street was the little road behind Ritz.

Comment by: dave johnson on 16th March 2007 at 10:25

The church on Water st is st Georges which was refurbished after a fire in the 1970/80`s.my dad was also christened here in the 1930`s.

Comment by: Dave on 16th March 2007 at 21:53

Thanks for the info. :-)

Comment by: Helen Flower (Finney) on 22nd March 2007 at 08:32

My mother was Christened, Confirmed and married at St Georges. I was also Christened and Confirmed there before coming to Australia.

Comment by: john higham on 12th May 2007 at 18:00

I WENT TO THIS CHURCH AND ITS SCHOOL AS A CHILD.IVE BEEN TOLD ITS NOW THE OLDEST CHURCH WIGAN

Comment by: Ken Tait on 6th June 2007 at 10:45

I also went to this church and its school as a child. I was also a choir boy in the church for a very brief time, until they made us sing one by one to find out who was singing out of tune. :)

Comment by: Dave Roscoe on 12th March 2008 at 21:02

My grand father was the verger at ST George's for many years and was a well known and loved fixture around Scholes. Anybody rember Joe Beck?

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