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#782241 - 1st Apr 2013 10:59am George Milnes Carriage Works
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There are carriages on the Isle of Man still operating built by this company in Birkenhead. I don't know if it has been recorded in Wirral History but in case not I add it now.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.F._Milnes_%26_Co.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=140-zme&cid=-1#-1

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#782249 - 1st Apr 2013 11:35am Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: Moonstar]
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It could be this building
click


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Edited by derekdwc (1st Apr 2013 11:36am)

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#782252 - 1st Apr 2013 12:06pm Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: Moonstar]
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Sorry I seem to be way out

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#782274 - 1st Apr 2013 1:12pm Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: Moonstar]
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A couple more maps which make me think the numbering of buildings altered somewhat between 1874 and 1950's


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#782481 - 1st Apr 2013 8:59pm Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: Moonstar]
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Funny. My son is called George Milne, he is the fourth generation that we know off. All from Birkenhead. Hmm

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#783307 - 5th Apr 2013 11:51am Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: derekdwc]
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It could be this building


Or then again it could be these, which are the ones with the commemorative plaque on the front...


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#783323 - 5th Apr 2013 1:36pm Re: George Milnes Carriage Works [Re: marty99fred]
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Oh well done - spot on!

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