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Old 17-08-2005, 18:46   #16
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let us not forget a Sir Robert Peel came from this area!!!

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Old 17-08-2005, 19:21   #17
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and the not forgotten accrington pals!
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Old 17-08-2005, 19:32   #18
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well said baby boo
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Old 18-08-2005, 01:24   #19
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good lass at least not forgot, what about the STANLEY?
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Old 24-08-2005, 00:30   #20
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know this much most people that came into the bar in spain when they found out where we were from they always followed our were from accrington with= stanley,and it didnt matter much where they were from, so as far as i,m concerned accy is famous.
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Old 24-08-2005, 00:59   #21
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Didnt Stockleys sweets start on Cotton St Accy?
I remember them being there as a kid, before they moved to the old school in church
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Old 24-08-2005, 01:28   #22
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Didnt Stockleys sweets start on Cotton St Accy?
I remember them being there as a kid, before they moved to the old school in church
no they where on a different street than that ? it will come but just not yet!
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Old 24-08-2005, 01:46   #23
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no they where on a different street than that ? it will come but just not yet!
Staggers. just checked street finder on ntl. Cotton st between Wellington st ond Belfield rd. I lived on napier st parallel to cotton. Where the road bends is end of cotton start of belfield. Used to be a sweet shop right in corner. omg am I that old?
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Old 04-09-2005, 20:31   #24
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Accrington Stanley was in the milk advert. with Kenny Dalgleish
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Old 04-09-2005, 20:42   #25
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Also Polly James (liver birds) was Ossy,
Boris Karloff (Huncoat) think he was William Pratt
and of course David Lloyd (eng cricket captain
oh yes & Jon Anderson (Yes lead singer)
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Old 05-09-2005, 14:51   #26
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How come accy nori has not been mentioned yet? (or as it) the most solid brick in the world.
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Old 05-09-2005, 15:23   #27
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I'm feeling a sense of deja vu.

BTW that shop on the bend top of Church St has been empty for donkeys ages and it's a crying shame.
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Old 05-09-2005, 17:35   #28
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nice building on blackburn road made out of accy rustic brick,The brick used had to be specially ordered then made the building is approx 1920 ish so not very old can you guess what and where it is?
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Old 06-09-2005, 16:59   #29
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did you know? the empire state buildings foundations are made from accy nori? thats why king kong couldnt smash it up ......lol
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Old 07-09-2005, 06:38   #30
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No I didnt , is that a fact then?
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