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Forum: Lost Friends / Family 18-03-2012, 18:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By christine wood
Re: William Riley Family, Oswaldtwistle

Harry Riley is my cousin lives in brixham devon now.

Forum: Lost Friends / Family 17-03-2012, 17:51
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By christine wood
Re: woodnook sec school

Hi mick See john alf hockett has done alright for himself looks a nice place he has. I now go to christine's son's house in Vancouver B.C after never been abroad in my life. great place but very...
Forum: Questions and Answers 11-03-2012, 19:27
Replies: 64
Views: 4,191
Posted By christine wood
Re: accy pubs

The Australian pub was at the bottom of Castle street must have been open in the early sixties fell of a stool was so sozzled when the piano was going. It was famous for the
30s murder by Bronco...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 04-03-2012, 20:14
Replies: 342
Views: 28,618
Posted By christine wood
Re: Years Gone By

The Coop at the corner of dutton st was formerly Woolies , they used to fire cash up brass tubing on the ceiling used to fascinate me as a kid. Then went to Moffat's with mum and as somebody said on...
Forum: Heritage and History 04-03-2012, 18:21
Replies: 223
Views: 24,971
Posted By christine wood
Re: Accy Buses............

The DDS&S club on the corner next to Wood's tobacconists is were they built the Halifax building society. The old club was knocked down and the cash from the site built the Brooks club. Had many...
Forum: Heritage and History 26-02-2012, 19:35
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By christine wood
Re: Snooker - the riley championship

The Riley Shield was played for in the Sunday school league, my husband Colin Wood played for Springhill Methodist on Richmond rd, as did his father and grandad. In later years the forties up to the...
Forum: General Community Talk 26-02-2012, 19:03
Replies: 30
Views: 6,873
Posted By christine wood
Re: Woodnook Secondary Modern

My husband Colin Wood went to Woodnook 1954-8 knew Alf hockett and walked to school with Mick.P then back home with John Bob Davies and Stewart Slattery. John was the star centre-forward for the...
Forum: Heritage and History 25-02-2012, 11:47
Replies: 156
Views: 18,545
Posted By christine wood
Re: Howard & Bullough

My husband Colin Wood worked in the fluted roller over both Stevenson St and the Globe works he knew Mick Pettifer and remembers his father. He also knew Jim Procter and states that the apprentice...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 24-02-2012, 10:31
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By christine wood
Re: woodnook sec school

My husband Colin Wood went to Woodnook 1954-58 he walked to school with Mick Pettifer, and back with John Davies and Stewart Slattery both have passed away in recent years. Somebody mentioned Tony...
Forum: General Chat 18-02-2012, 10:10
Replies: 125
Views: 4,243
Posted By christine wood
Re: ASDA hiding ciggies

The facts are that no-smoking in pubs and clubs as added to most places demise. When the barmy government brought out these they didn't know the harm it would cause in lost jobs etcetra,and put more...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 16-02-2012, 08:38
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By christine wood
concerning H@Bullough's

my husband colin worked at Howard @ B (Howard@B)ullough's from 1958 -1970 and again from 1982 -1990, he knows a lot of folks from the place.
he worked in the fluted roller both over Stevenson...
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