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I remember the original Co-op. There was the clothing department that was quite grand compared to shops these days. There were beautifully polished wooden counters with cabinets at the back of them that homed wooden drawers with items of clothing in them. I remember my friend being measured up for a bra there as well. (...Read full memory)
My "sixth" great grandparents James Norfolk and Mary Wilson were married in St Peter's Church at Birstall. This was on 3rd September 1690. If any other person following up family history at this parish has a connection with either of these two 6 X great grandparents I would be very pleased to hear from you. I (...Read full memory)