Southport Past (OTS News) The Old Smithy Churchtown Southport September 3rd, 2013 admin Latest Past Shares Comments Southport Past (OTS News) The Old Smithy Churchtown Southport The Old Smithy in Churchtown is over 200 years old. Ray Tudor worked the Smithy for 25 years up until 2001. ABOVE: Ray Tudor 2001 In 2012 George Thearns & son (Gates Gates Gates) took over the building and continues the tradition of metalworking in the heart of Churchtown. ABOVE: 2013 above: September 2013 Please email in your old photographs of Southport to [email protected] Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!