Billinge Hospital when it was a Workhouse bottom right.
Bessy, Alice & Jimmy Fairhurst about 1920
Councillors at 1912 Bonfire
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We have donated the records of Brownheath Colliery, in
which about 180 local employees are named, to St Helens Library.
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Billinge School was saved & reopened by the Eddleston
Trust, about which there's an appendix in the main text.
The Mather family practised medicine in Billinge for over 100 years.
The family matriarch, Elizabeth nee Peet, pictured above, was raised
by Yorkshire Charlie. Her remarkable story is part of the main text,
contributed by Hugh Mather.
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