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Featured Memory: Old Town Lane/Gores Lane/Piercefield Road Junction

I remember this scene well; with the Butcher's shop on the corner still present and further down Old Town Lane was F G Shoesmith the Chemist and Post Office - I still have one his medcine bottles complete with its label. The Post Office and Chemist was run by Mr Shoesmith as one business, and had a then fairly standard brass mesh barrier to ...Read full memory

A memory of Freshfield, Merseyside shared by Peter Roberts