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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2007, 10:33:52 AM »
Pot of Beer
36 New Mount Street, Manchester M4.
Tel: 0161-834 8579.
Open Mon-Fri from 12noon - 9.00pm, Saturday from 12noon - 4.00pm, and closed on Sundays. Real ales available including Robinson's Dark Mild, plus several guest beers. This pub was formerly known as the Harp & Shamrock prior to near fatal decline, before loving restoration by beer-lovers.
this pub was around the shude hill/oldham rd area,thats the next AVL on my list,i will be copying this on friday.
ive been promising roy that i would get him this AVL for months.

chris/wendi/colonel.
good work on tracing the area and address,hopfully i can confirm which william clarkson lived at this address from the AVL, :)
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2007, 10:48:23 AM »
these are the only clarksons that i could find in hulme.
pte T/406813 samuel clarkson
ASC
c/o chadwicks+sons Ltd,hulme hall rd,hulme.

pte 245600 joseph clarkson.
8th res battalion
manchester regt
154 york st.hulme

pte 8653 david clarkson
lancashire fusiliers
9 essex st,hulme

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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2007, 10:50:13 AM »
chris/wendi/colonel.
good work on tracing the area and address,
More Chris 'n' Colonel than Wendi  ;)  ;D
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2007, 10:26:00 PM »
I have checked with me sister who has of my mothers papers and the pub was on George St in Hulme, Ther was an old book called pubs of Hulme and the harp and shanrock was in it it was knock down, I do not have a picture of him when young do do have one taken in 1983 at my wedding if this is any help can not insert image if someone has an email address i will send it

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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2007, 06:24:59 AM »
paul.
was the pub on the corner of george st and newcastle st,if it was,then theres a picture of the pub on the manchester library online image collection,with the landlord stood outside it,with 3 kids[taken in 1917].
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2007, 09:01:08 AM »
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2007, 10:21:26 AM »
yes that's the pub, i remember that picture, the young boy is Robert the last of the five children,

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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2007, 11:41:50 AM »
in later years  :)
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2007, 11:45:35 AM »
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #24 on: November 17, 2007, 10:44:05 PM »
some more photos





Paul, who has got those medals now?
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2007, 10:01:12 PM »
i do not know who has them now

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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #26 on: November 27, 2007, 02:55:42 PM »
well at least we are sure he's got that 14-15 star but we still can't prove his service number  >:(
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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #27 on: November 27, 2007, 05:01:45 PM »
well at least we are sure he's got that 14-15 star but we still can't prove his service number  >:(
ime pretty certain you were right in the first place chris,the other w.clarkson wouldnt have got the star,his numbers too high.
on the other hand,BOTH cards could be bills.

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Re: William Clarkson 18th Manchester
« Reply #28 on: November 27, 2007, 08:14:10 PM »

my gut feeling says he was an original pal, not just a member of the 18th, and that he's 10275  ;)
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