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71 Marsh Lane Bootle

Postby Valb119 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:15 pm

Hi my grandparents used to run a sweet shop( 71 Marsh Lane). They moved to Coventry during the 2nd world war. My auntie , who will be 80 next year would loved to know what it looked like before the war. All thats there now is a blank space. Also if there's anyone that lived in the area & remembers the shop or the family( surname Jenkins) would be truly greatful.
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Re: 71 Marsh Lane Bootle

Postby BOBHAMO » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:41 pm

Welcome Valb :D :D :D
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Marsh lane has totaly changed from being a community of shops and people
just on the 70s the demolision of the shops shows the size of the properties
the 2 , 3 ,4 photo shows what little remain of a close nit shopping area
so many shops where there
the 3 .photo shows what no 71 was like they are numbers up to 89
i lived right oppaisate to the block where no 71 was
sadley no photos
a working class area with great people
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Re: 71 Marsh Lane Bootle

Postby efc46 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:59 pm

I grew up in the old area moved to oz 1967 I have been home twice Terry Riley My best mate still lives on the lane he still phones me we are in our seventies he tells me he can walk along the lane and he does not no any one its the same in oz I have lived in the same house 50 years I dont know any ones name Everyones gone moved I think its so sad/Davey
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