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Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Murray's General store and Filling Station 1905


Murray's Shop, Station Road
This photo was apparently taken in 1905 -  long before we needed petrol in Hoghton!  I remember going to Murray's from the 60's when it was run by Neil Murray and his wife and it was a busy filling station and general store ( the life and soul of Hoghton village!). Later Neil's son Ian and his wife, Stephanie, took over, retiring only fairly recently, and the new owners have transformed it back into a private house. Watch this space for more modern photos.


1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing such wonderful pictures. I am interested in the murrays as my great grandparents were ellen murray and james murray, if you have any information regarding the family I would be extremely grateful .

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