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Marsh Lane, No. 86 - 94


Marsh Lane, No. 86 - 94
Description:
28th January 1985. View of the east side of Marsh Lane showing Hughes Funeral Services at no. 90 - 94 and vacant, boarded up buildings at 86 - 88. On the left is the Woodpecker public house and on the right the junction with Shannon Street.

User Comments:

Name:
colin darby

Comment:
this building has only been demolished recently,it used to house freddie tomasso,s shop,one of the few shops that opened on sunday,s back in the 50,s/60,s and were only allowed to sell certain items,unlike today.

Email:
loinercol@hotmail.co.uk

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Name:
bernard.

Comment:
My dad [Billy] worked next door as a driver for the funeral directors c 1947,when it belonged to a man called Jimmy Madden, I remember him bringing the rolls home that bad winter and getting it stuck in the snow in the street with me helping to dig it out ,I was four years old wow memories coming back now???

Email:
bernard_holmes@hotmail.com

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Name:
Geoff Heald

Comment:
Iremember this shop as a cafe in the 1950s,owned by Bill Tomasso my friends and I would call for a pot of tea on our way home from the 101 dance hall.

Email:
geoff.heald@ntlworld.com

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Name:
brian hall

Comment:
re bernard i remember maddens the undertakers and miss madden taught me at corpus christi school in 1945 she also taught my three children too as well as teaching she played the organ in the church a very kind person as i remember

Date:
18-Feb-2011

Email:
mrhall2007@talktalk.net

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Name:
Graham Daniels

Comment:
Did Bill Tomasso have a son? I remember seeing a club act called Ernie Tomasso and Jean. Later to include their son on trumpet. He met and was tutored by Louis Armstrong when he toured the Uk. I believe Ernie did run a cafe at this side of the city.

Date:
01-Dec-2011

Email:
grahamd2010@live.co.uk

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