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A sunny day in St.Helens.c.1970. Looking up Westfield Street at Beecham's Pill's Clock Tower and the Town Hall beyond. Colour photographic transparency showing an aerial view over the Westfield Street area of St.Helens taken from the top of St Thomas's Church of England Church tower.Photographic transparencies of houses subject to Compulsory Purchase Orders in the Westfield Street, St.Helens area. ( Prior to the Asda Superstore being built over their footprint).
PH/17/7/18 Eccleston Hill School, St.Helens 1901. Birthplace of R. J. Seddon, 1st Prime Minister of New Zealand.. . . . . . . . . . . PH - Photographic collections 17 - Photographic collections that were created by individual depositors 7 - Black and white photographs showing factories, churches and schools in St.Helens
FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944. The Sheet Works Surgeon operates on the leg of a female war worker in the Operating Theatre of the Sheet Works Surgery, probably at the Pilkington glass works in St Helens. The Sheet Works Surgery adjoins the main Works building and employees can seek treatment from the medical officer or nurses at any time.
1970 Colour photograph of a young boy fishing in the Ravenhead branch of the St.Helens (Sankey) Canal close to Pilkington PLC Glass Works and the 'Hotties'."The Hotties" refers to a series of pipes, located on the south bank of the Sankey Canal, which formerly discharged hot water/steam from the glass works, producing clouds of steam over the canal's surface. STSD/42/1/1/29 (Tray - Pilkingtons somehow seemed to have assumed or bought total control over lots of the canal bank and used it for what