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Forum: Accrington Hall Of Fame 21-10-2020, 18:57
Replies: 120
Views: 16,077
Posted By Atarah
Re: Accrington born artists.

The Museum in the Arndale have a print of this very painting - its in their window, which faces the phone man. :-)
Forum: Heritage and History 07-08-2020, 20:24
Replies: 66
Views: 5,584
Posted By Atarah
Re: Accrington's 'Little Italy?'

Hi lovely post. I dont really know much of your family in our town of Accrington, but certainly have heard of them. They "left their mark". Your mention about "German Jimmy" and Duke Street made...
Forum: Accy Photos 20-07-2020, 07:38
Replies: 65
Views: 9,581
Posted By Atarah
Re: Chuch Kirk Early 1960s

The factory in Kirk Road was Mastabar Mining Equipment, plus there was also a company called NGN Ltd, in the same building. They made high vacuum equipment, whilst Mastabar made pit props for the...
Forum: Heritage and History 20-07-2020, 07:07
Replies: 96
Views: 8,113
Posted By Atarah
Re: Warner Street, Accrington

Hi Cheryl Ann, what was the name of your ancestor in Warner Street. Some characters lived on that street! :-)
Forum: Heritage and History 20-07-2020, 07:04
Replies: 96
Views: 8,113
Posted By Atarah
Re: Warner Street, Accrington

Hi Cheryl Anne what was your relatives name who lived in Warner Street.
Forum: Heritage and History 30-09-2019, 12:43
Replies: 41
Views: 2,206
Posted By Atarah
Re: Yards in Accrington.

Hi, yes, there was a chippy directly across from Littlefair's, quite a large family, I knew Alan as he used to be one of the lads we all used to meet up with, up Oak Hill Park. I should know the...
Forum: Heritage and History 27-09-2019, 10:20
Replies: 41
Views: 2,206
Posted By Atarah
Re: Yards in Accrington.

Hi some views of Nuttall Street area. Across from The Star pub there was an alleyway, which led to Clement Street, a cut through (with Lincoln Street nearby) The selling out shop, in my time, was...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 14-09-2019, 19:36
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Atarah
Re: Eddie Mcgarry dance band

Hi, these two posts are actually from this website, a few years ago. Just tap in Eddie McGarry in the search box.

eddie mcgarrys drummer for many years was olaf whittaker lived on lime road...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 14-09-2019, 19:19
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Atarah
Re: Eddie Mcgarry dance band

Is this of interest to you Angelflower?
https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/1862264.death-of-link-with-the-big-band-sound/
Forum: Introduce Yourself 14-09-2019, 17:02
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Atarah
Re: Eddie Mcgarry dance band

Hi yes just got them, haven't been on computer for a while today.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 13-09-2019, 21:03
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Atarah
Re: Eddie Mcgarry dance band

Hi will send you a private message if that's ok
Forum: Introduce Yourself 13-09-2019, 15:51
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Atarah
Re: Eddie Mcgarry dance band

Hi are you a family member Angelflower? I think I may have a bit of info for you.
Forum: Heritage and History 23-05-2019, 21:13
Replies: 41
Views: 2,206
Posted By Atarah
Re: Yards in Accrington.

Hi as far as I am aware Woods Yard was off Cross Street and Wood Street off 37 Dale Street. Does that sound about right? :-)
Forum: Heritage and History 06-02-2019, 13:36
Replies: 61
Views: 7,972
Posted By Atarah
Re: Alma Inn Baxenden

Hi your best bet is Accrington Library.


I am researching all pubs and shops in Baxenden since 1800's Has anyone any info ple4ase[/QUOTE]
Forum: Heritage and History 01-02-2019, 20:33
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Atarah
Re: Elephant

Old thread, but, we never had a pub called The Elephant here in Accrington????
Forum: Introduce Yourself 29-01-2019, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By Atarah
Re: Writing a book on Paranormal East Lancashire

Have you heard about this strange happening? https://lancashirefolk.com/2016/07/06/mysterious-falls-from-the-sky/
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 16-12-2018, 11:28
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By Atarah
Re: Abraham Shuttleworth

Could he be mentioned on here Bob? 1881 Census: Residents of Haslingden Union Workhouse (http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Haslingden/Haslingden1881.shtml)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 14-12-2018, 22:44
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Atarah
Re: Baseball factory in Accy?

Interesting story, but I have to say, never heard about that before? Would be interesting to find out though.
Forum: Heritage and History 03-12-2018, 21:22
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Atarah
Re: Accrington Cemetery

Hi just gone onto Acy web to try and check something out, and found your request from earlier this year. I have a CD which the family history society did a few years back. Do you still want info on...
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 29-09-2018, 18:53
Replies: 0
Views: 1
Posted By Atarah
Gazebo

Has anybody a gazebo please. Not too large, wanted for a child's outdoor party. Thank you. Accrington area.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 27-09-2018, 18:21
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Atarah
Forum: General Chat 19-09-2018, 17:51
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Atarah
Re: Accringtons New Town Square

Hey Mr Ryewolf, the photos you took are brilliant! I am snapping away all the time, but yours beat mine! :-(
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 15-06-2018, 19:05
Replies: 0
Views: 1
Posted By Atarah
wanted garden shed local to Accrington please

Has anyone a garden shed they are thinking of selling or any help as regards where to buy one from. Thanks.
Forum: Nightlife, Events, Days out 08-06-2018, 09:46
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By Atarah
Re: Hyndburn Local History Society

So very sorry to learn of the death of Mr Mike Rothwell, a well known local lad, ex teacher/headmaster and renowned local historian. He died on 20th May 2018. His latest, updated book "Industrial...
Forum: General Chat 21-03-2018, 13:49
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Atarah
Re: Market Hall Trees

They are the new trees to be planted, so I believe
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