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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 5th April, 2016)

The Moor

The Moor
Bolton Road, Aspull.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Pentax SLR)
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Comment by: Vb on 5th April 2016 at 08:52

Good picture of a familiar scene. It always reminds me of a village green of old!

Comment by: Fred on 6th April 2016 at 03:43

good one Ron; The Solar Panels ,will save a bit.

Comment by: Gary Leece on 6th April 2016 at 14:25

Shop facing was Aspull Moor Post Office - family who owned it were called Proctor. Shop on edge of parade was Ken Cowap, betting shop.

Comment by: Al Parr ( Australia) on 14th April 2016 at 07:02

Hi' Gary Leece. You mentioned Ken Cowap,I thought it was Eric Cowap who owned the shop. Do you know if Ken and Eric are still around?Knew them well but that was years ago.

Comment by: Gary Leece on 15th April 2016 at 10:38

Al - it was under the Ken Cowap label but I recall locals referring to "Eric" in the shop.
No idea as to their whereabouts having left Aspull in 1969. I live on Tyneside and return to Aspull once or twice a year to tend the family graves.
Best wishes.

Comment by: Al Parr on 17th April 2016 at 13:24

Hi; Gary thanks for the reply,.The last time I was in touch with Eric ,was about five years ago.

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