Bickershaw Colliery, Leigh, Lancashire circa 1910
Atmospheric view circa 1910, Plank Lane canal bridge. Note the horse drawn carriage, Britannia Hotel on the left and lock keepers cottages. There were three more pubs very close by. In view from the left are No.4, No.3 and No.2 pits. No.1 is obscured by the cottages.
A group of young supporters accompany Rugby League players Bill...
JOHN CHILLINGWORTH 17th December 1949: A group of young supporters accompany Rugby League players Bill Kingdon and Cec Ryan across allotments to the Kirkhall Lane rugby ground in Leigh, Lancashire. In the background is the Parsonage Pit. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4942 - A Town Takes Its Team To Heart - pub. 1949 (Photo by John Chillingworth/Picture Post/Getty Images)