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Ward's Fold nos. 3 , 7, Mabgate no 54/56

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1956 View looking at the junction of Mabgate and Ward's Fold. On the left edge the gable end of the Black Horse Inn no.58 Mabgate is visible. Moving right is no.54/56 Mabgate, Iredale Cafe, proprietor listed as Walter Price. Next to the Black Horse is a no.3 Ward's Fold, a large property. No.7 is visible on the right. This property was the White Swan Inn up until the early 1940s.

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bernard caine

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In late 40's early 50's Mary Watson had a bookies shop here before betting became legal. I can remember it was forever getting raided by the police

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colin darby

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i used to go into the betting shop with my friends when we were younger it was then known as harry farrer,s i didnt last long and luckily gave up gambling

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Kathy Dickinson

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On the 1901 census my Grandparents lived at 38 Wards Fold. They were Thomas and Catherine Green nee Griffin there sons James age seven and Herbert age six weeks Herbert was my father. When he was a young boy he some times had to take his father's lunch to Greens lawnmower on North st

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