the marriage of Frank Valentine Vearncombe and
Ellen Thompson in 1898, they lived the rest of
their lives at 9 Trees Cottages Knowsley, which
was one of two cottages now called Elm Cottage.
The postal address was always known however as
Nr The Elms Knowsley Lane.
Their only child was my Father FRANK EDWARD
VEARNCOMBE b 19th June 1899. He attended the
Boys School at Knowsley and later went to
Prescot Grammar School. In 1918 he was in the
Army for a few months with the Liverpool Scottish
Kings Regiment towards the end of the War.
For most of his working life he had
his own lorry and worked as a Haulage Contractor.
For many years he was on a contract to Whiston
Council on road maintenance. Later on in 1950 he
became the storekeeper at Ensor Garage on the
East Lancashire Rd thus maintaining his lifelong
interest in Engines, Cars, Lorries, and things