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Warrington's Youth of Yesteryear.


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Big sister making sure her litte sister's shawl is fastened and keeping her warm, both are wearing clogs, from Gandy's perhaps.

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These youngsters look pretty fed up, has someone 'pinched' their wheels.

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Either busy sharpening pencils or crayoning on the kerb stones.

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All they need now is the horse and these girls have 'cracked it'.

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Budding shoe and boot makers, Padgate Industrial School (Padgate Cottage Homes), where my dad was brought up (Algy).

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Looks as if he's going to get his hair washed, want it or not!. these lads are playing in Manor Farm yard, latchford.

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Two 'Rumuns' fighting for the hand of the young maiden, caught in the act in Dallam lane.

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Big 'Sis' carrying out running repairs.

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Have these two just been up to some mischief and is she saying to her little brother "Hurry up Tommy they're gaining on us!".

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Is this young chap looking for work or has his horse let him down.

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