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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 28th March, 2009)

Earl of Balcarres

Earl of Balcarres
Earl of Balcarres, Scholes.

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Nikon Coolpix 7900)
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Comment by: Ron D on 28th March 2009 at 09:41

Not bad photograph Harry. A little late. I took this pick in the 60s, Just before they removed Scholes off the map.You can find it in the archives of this site. As a lad I used to run errands for Joe Howard .He ran the hardware shop to the right of this pub.

Comment by: Harry C on 28th March 2009 at 10:07

Ron, I used to shop at Joe Howard's. I remember his Polish assistant not speaking good english.

Comment by: Ron D on 28th March 2009 at 11:05

Not his assistant, His wife.

Comment by: A parr on 30th March 2009 at 14:30

Not late.A first-timer.No web in 1960's

Comment by: Harry C. on 31st March 2009 at 13:31

In the 1960's it was the Balcarres

Comment by: tony on 12th October 2010 at 20:31

next door to howards was a paper shop woods i was a paper boy

Comment by: alan winstanley on 24th May 2017 at 16:15

I am just baffled has to what when the teenagers of WIGAN start to get to a stage where they they can't pop up WIGAN for they will be looked upon as an "oldie" then they wake up and all the pub's,club's are no longer there,what then?

Comment by: Mal on 30th May 2020 at 22:44

Did paper shop blow away

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