Home Wigan Corporation bus conductress Anne Walsh, aged 60, on her last day of work before retiring on Wednesday 12th of January 1972.
Anne first became a clippie in 1940 but was made redundant 6 years later before being back on the buses in 1952
She is pictured with driver Dick Broomhead who was her bus driver mate for the last 7 years. RETRO: Wigan people and places in 1972
People and places, youth clubs, air training and events all appear in a random selection of Wigan photographs from 1972.
By Michelle Adamson Published 27th Jan 2023, 10:13 BST Updated 27th Jan 2023, 10:42 BST 5. 1972
Workers in Orrell coal yard in Sandbrook Road, Orrell, in January 1972.
Photo: Frank Orrell 6. 1972
Studying a Gazelle stunt and combat model aircraft are, left to right, Flight Sgt. Phil Marsden, Leading cadet Stuart Bowen and Sgt. John Kay of the Wigan Air Training Corps squadron on Friday 24th of November 1972.
Photo: Frank Orrell 7. 1972
Framing aircraft pictures are, left to right, Cpl. Ian Parkinson, Cpl. Allan Taberner and Sgt. Paul Heyes of the Wigan Air Training Corps squadron on Friday 24th of November 1972.
Photo: Frank Orrell 8. 1972
Members of Wigan Air Training Corps on parade on Friday 24th of November 1972.
Photo: Frank Orrell