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My 5 x great uncle was a policemen abt 1906. He died chasing robbers who were throwing stones. He was 28 yrs old & left a pregnant wife who gave birth in the same yr. We have a few photos of him. He was born in Staffordshire & his widow must have had her family follow him there. There is also a newspaper clipping of him as he rescued a runaway horse.
My mum and dad ran the George and Dragon. It was my dad's first pub after leaving the RAF. I'm almost certain we were the last ones in there before it was demolished. I have very vague memories of the place - more about the place and entrance bit more than anything I can really call a vivid ...Read full memory
I was born in 1930 and lived in Ashton till 1951. Attended schools at St James, St Michaels, and Christ Church Central. I see Harry Henshaw is mentioned, there was also Jack Higginson. The Headmaster was Mr Siddal and one of the teachers Mr Worral, who lived on Oldham. This time was during the war years and we ...Read full memory