Photo-a-Day (Friday, 16th March, 2007)
Church on Watkin Street
It's Water Street. Watkin Street was the little road behind Ritz.
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.
Thanks for the info. :-)
My mother was Christened, Confirmed and married at St Georges. I was also Christened and Confirmed there before coming to Australia.
I WENT TO THIS CHURCH AND ITS SCHOOL AS A CHILD.IVE BEEN TOLD ITS NOW THE OLDEST CHURCH WIGAN
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. :)
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?