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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 13th February, 2009)

Galvin's Temperance Bar

Galvin's Temperance Bar
A photo of what used to be Galvin's Temperance Bar on Darlington Street East, Wigan.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Dennis Miller on 13th February 2009 at 05:52

You learn something new everyday, I must walk past this three or four times a week. I had no idea it was a temperance bar originally.

Comment by: teresa henry on 13th February 2009 at 08:27

we used to go past there everyday, as we used to live on clarington grove, and you can just see the sign writing above the window, but you have to look closely

Comment by: A parr on 13th February 2009 at 11:03

What is it now/, a bit run down

Comment by: Dave on 13th February 2009 at 17:58

Looks a bit grave now :)

Comment by: Dave Roscoe (USA) on 13th February 2009 at 21:28

Exactly looks like the monument masons on Darlington Street. I can't remember the name of the man who used to own the business. Perhaps he still does.

Comment by: Bob on 19th February 2009 at 18:50

thats because it is?

Comment by: Anne on 10th March 2011 at 23:12

My mum was born at this property on Darlington Street in 1928, she was Mary Edwards (nee Moores) I think either her father Albert Moores ran the temperance bar. If anyone has any information please leave a comment.

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