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Old 27-02-2012, 00:47   #31
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Re: Accrington Pipe Band

That is John Tinnion on the right.
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Old 27-02-2012, 00:59   #32
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Roger Colbridge became Drum Major in 1920 at age 15. My mother new him well, he was still going when I left in 1967. John Tinnions wife was called Nellie.
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Old 27-02-2012, 01:08   #33
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I have been under the illusion for over fifty years that it was then. The other alternative would be 1960 when or 1961 when I took a leave of absense after getting married. Then Roger Colbridge came to my house in Gt. Harwood and persuaded me to come back.
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Old 28-02-2012, 15:48   #34
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Re: Accrington Pipe Band

This may be of some interest to you!

Accrington Pipe Band set for to New York (From Lancashire Telegraph)


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Accrington Pipe Band, which formed in 1885, will jet off to New York as part of the New York Tartan Week next year
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Old 29-02-2012, 04:00   #35
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My wife and I went to a similar event in Ediburgh in 2000. There I met the Accy Pipe Band. There were 10,000 pipers and drummers there from all over the world. I don't think the New York Tartan Day is quite so big. We had an amazing time.
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