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From: "James Riding" <>
Subject: Re: [ENG-LAN-BOLTON] Foresters Arms. Blackburn Road
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 18:06:24 -0000
References: <200601082312.k08NCUlm004308@lists2.rootsweb.com> <005b01c61524$1b09f080$309a8a56@percy>
Re Viola Street,
I think that the Hovel you described belongs to No 4 Viola Street , a
workmate of mine 10 years age lived there and used the Hovel to park his
Land Rover .
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Pike" <>
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 1:53 PM
Subject: [ENG-LAN-BOLTON] Foresters Arms. Blackburn Road
> Have just telephoned my friends who live at no:423 Blackburn Road.
> The pub was next door to them and the frosted Vault window to the pub
> in their backyard, the door at the rear of the property is 417 and 419 is
> the front door.
> I lived in Viola Street until 1953 the archway was known as the 'hovel'
> 417/419 was owned by the Brethertons in my time, he used to have a
> greengrocers at 415 before moving to the house next door which he had
> Vehicle spares shop and Taxi business, beautiful 'old' Buick cars , I've
> been told, later it was an Antique shop, the owner bricked up the vault
> The 'pub' is now a Hairdressers. Pat from Herts.-- Original Message -----
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