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    Does anyone know when the baths and wash house closed down, I think the wash house closed first but I am not sure. There is a difference of opinion here but I will say nothing. However I can remember the penny (old money) plunge.

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    Around 1960 wasn't it?

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    Definitely not in the 60's. I left school in 1974 and I remember going to the baths after I left school.
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    I went to Burroughs Baths in 1976, a gang of us from Gerard Gardens. There was a beetle in the water and it wasn't George Harrison. The wash house had well closed by then though.
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    i used to go to the baths in late fifties used the penny plunge loads of times you alternated with the females with the big baths it wasnt mixed bathing then

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