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Quick Questions

This week’s quick questions. Not a quiz, I genuinely don’t know the answers and looking for YOUR help. Q1. Who are the current OWNERS of the West End Bar? (McCormacks?, spelling?). I have the year they took over as being 2008. Q2. What year did CALLAGHAN WYND housing estate get built across from the Westend? […]

Dicksons, the Gunpowder supplier

  Pictured here in Winter 1980, is Dixon’s Explosives Magazine (store). This is where Dixon’s Colliery owners kept their gunpowder and explosives. I’ve posted previously about it, but recently, the 1895 valuation roll, caused a rethink about this building. In the census it is shown as owned by “FC Dickson & Co” which set me thinking, […]