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Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.

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First Supermarket Opened At Woodchurch - a Memory of Woodchurch.

I remember the first supermarket opening in New Hey Road, don't know the exact year but was about 1958. I went to the opening with my mum and they had a competition to guess the weight of a chicken. My mum had guessed the correct weight and won a pan!
My name was Pamela Tyler and I lived in Ferny Brow Road. I went to Fender Primary School and Woodchurch Secondary Modern school. I now live in Scotland but I have very happy memories of the Woodchurch Estate.


A memory shared by Pamela Hignett on Oct 27th, 2012.
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