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harrison

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Re: Andersonstown
« Reply #585 on: March 21, 2019, 03:55:50 PM »
Would  anyone know  where I could get photographs of st Teresa's primacy school from 1950's, with the river through the
Playground and the bridge  that took us to our wooden classroom.
We played rounders with a soft ball and we had to wear coloured
ribbons for your team ,beanbag to pass around.
We  had to go into the field beside our classroom and do laps up and  down for  exercise.
I knew a lot of people from the area at the time.

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« Reply #586 on: August 13, 2019, 11:44:06 AM »
Hi Harrison,  I am intrigued, I lived in St. Meryl Park, know all the names you have mentioned on older posts.  (Including "Dotsie & Dotsie" Bradley, Aiden Totton, McGranaghan.   My name is Stella  McKinney and I had 8 sisters, older than me, including Paddie, Jackie, Teresa, Olive.  I lived opposite Glennons and next door to Murrays. 

harrison

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« Reply #587 on: August 14, 2019, 07:12:51 AM »
I worked in mcerleans bakery with your mother,she done the doughnuts.
I was fifteen and worked as a labourer ,washing the metal bowls and the tables.
Paul mcerlean was in charge.

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« Reply #588 on: August 14, 2019, 07:33:01 AM »
61crests do you remember Willie stone ,he was a mechanic at Clarence engineering works on Donegal road at the junction at the MI motorway.
He loved at Andersonstown gardens and left when the troubles started. He was a great guy.

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« Reply #589 on: August 16, 2019, 02:42:17 AM »
The public house was originally McErleans home ,confectionary,chemist,grocery shops,and the bakery was below the grocery.
Remember the large grey house on the Glen Road between St ,Meryl Park and Fruithill Park ,people used to say that it was haunted.
Remember Granny Kerr with her gold hoop earrings,so he'd they stretched her dad lobes.
Her son was a missionary in Africa.

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« Reply #590 on: August 16, 2019, 02:51:37 AM »
Stella,do you remember McComisky,Corscadden,Crawford,Connolly.
Joey and Jim Brennan,Tony McBride,Sheamy,Dessie and  Jessie McGranaghan, McNulty,McIlroy,
She names you might remember are my sister's and brother Jeane,Monica and Joseph Beattie,they are dead now.

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« Reply #591 on: August 23, 2019, 02:46:44 PM »
Harrison, I remember your family.  I also know all the names you mentioned.  I too worked in the bakery with my Mother, hated it lol.  Yes Paul (RIP) ran the bakery, he was a hard taskmaster lol. 

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« Reply #592 on: August 24, 2019, 03:29:14 PM »
He was also tight with his money,he got my father to make his wedding cake.
He provided the ingredients,but the cash he paid my father was buttons for the baking icing and decoration
of the 3 tier cakes with fancy netting around all the cakes.
Why he couldn't make his own cakes.
What did you call the delivery driver,his surname was Rooney.

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« Reply #593 on: September 02, 2019, 06:57:17 PM »
The driver was Frank Rooney.  Later on Larry Finnegan was a driver.