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New Church Place, nos. 44 - 52, St Mary's Church

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New Church Place, nos. 44 - 52, St Mary
1956, On the left edge, St Mary's Church clock tower is visible. This Church of England church was consecreted October 1826 and demolished in 1979. After the cholera epidemics of 1832, hundreds of corpses were buried in the graveyard as well as opposite the City of Mabgate Inn. In the foreground, New Church Place runs from number 52 on the left to 44 on the right. Two outside toilet blocks are also visible in this view.

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as a child in the middle 50s to the early 60s i played here with my mate thomas healey, he lived in new church place opposite the ice cream factory. we had bonfires made from old fishboxes from fish warehouse. at the time i lived in quarry hill flats so out side tolets were strange to me.if you follow new church place going up hill it brought you in to st marys lane opppsite bogey browns shop.at the end of new church place&st marys lane was a pub called the sportsman witch was transferd to a new pub in stoneyrocklane

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