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#956871 - 1st Aug 2015 6:28pm stonemason
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any idea how to find out if there was a stonemason/builders yard, in the tranmere area about 1940.

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#956885 - 1st Aug 2015 10:18pm Re: stonemason [Re: steviebyday]
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Birkenhead Library phone directory, newspaper adverts, Guild of Stonemasons?
MBS and Reynolds timber still occupy yards.

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#956892 - 1st Aug 2015 11:57pm Re: stonemason [Re: steviebyday]
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There was a stone masons yard in Roslyn street behind the Car Phone Warehouse on New Chester rd in the 60's.
Also there were sandstone quarries located in Holt Hill, Queen Street and Old Chester Rd, whether these had stone masons employed in them, I have no idea.

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#956939 - 2nd Aug 2015 1:35pm Re: stonemason [Re: steviebyday]
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roslyn st could be right, someone has mentioned around the green lane area, father served his time there, trying to find the name of the firm, thanks for your help steve.

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#956947 - 2nd Aug 2015 2:10pm Re: stonemason [Re: steviebyday]
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James Hamilton & Son,
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#956989 - 2nd Aug 2015 5:21pm Re: stonemason [Re: steviebyday]
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