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Showroom Edwin May Ltd
Showroom Edwin May Ltd

We would like to hear from anyone who can identify the people in the photo.Photo taken early 60's.

Photo courtesy of Ann May

Edwin May Ltd
Edwin May Ltd

From L/R - Dessie May - -
We would like to hear from anyone who can identify the other people in photo.
We believe that two of the other people may be the Kane Bros who were into potato growing in the Loughgall area in the 1960's. The photo shows them inspecting a Massey Ferguson tractor and a potato digger.

Photo courtesy of Ann May

Edwin May Ltd
Edwin May Ltd

The garage was established by Edwin May at 128 Bridge Street.
We would like to hear from anyone who can identify the people in the photo.
Photo courtesy of Ann May

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A little known fact
A little known fact

Portadown’ s water supply used to be pumped direct from the River Bann with it so steam pump where the Regal cinema/ entertainment centre is now.
The old Town Hall
The old Town Hall

Who remembers the old Town Hall?
Deliveries in the early 1900’s
Deliveries in the early 1900’s

An old photo showing deliveries to Brankins Pub around the 1900.
The gentleman standing in centre of gateway is believed to be Thomas Brankin, The gentleman on extreme left of photo is believed to be Eamonn''s great grandfather Thomas Brankin.

The photograph was taken about 1900, Brankins Bar then would have been considered to be on the edge of town, nowadays the site would be considered as the centre of The Tunnel. Obins Street.

Brankin''s used to board people and stable horses in the buildings at the rear of the Pub.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
Carngrove Hotel
Carngrove Hotel

This photo shows the Carngrove Hotel being demolished. This was Mr George Stanley (who was the managing director of the gasworks till his death in 1975) house which he made into the hotel. Unfortunately he didn’t see it as he passed away shortly after getting the licence for alcohol. You can read more about Mr George Stanley in the Gasworks book.

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