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Hi Glenda,your maiden name rings a bell in my memory.I think we were most likely in the same year at St Silas.
My name on here APS stands for Anthony P Sartin.Other names I remember are Lyn Wright,Diane Bennett,Sheila Jones,Linda Buxton,Linda Danby.
Perhaps some ring a bell for you.
I was in there Wednesday collecting a parcel.
Was talking to the guy as there is a lot of hammering and banging going on inside.
The collecting office which at moment is door far right is moving to door far left.
I went to Sunday School at that church in the 1950's,Lived opposite the bottom of Wretham Rd in Hunters Road.
I haven't managed to find any photo's of Wretham Rd either.
Had part time job at Stubbs grocery shop at top of Wretham Rd
Born South Rd Nursing Home Smethwick 1949
110 Hunters Road Handsworth till 1965
Tintern House,Selcroft Ave, Harborne till married 1972
Houghton Rd Perry Barr
Dora Road Handsworth
The 1983 Perrott St Winson Green (still there)
I think the extension of West Boulevard was at least mid to late 70's as I left when I got married in July 72 and it was not even started then.
In Davids 2nd picture you can see the entrance top Brook Lane where a Warden Controlled complex was built on half of the allotments.
My mother moved...
My Mother,Brother and myself moved into the first block of flats in 1965,Selcroft avenue was not even laid as a proper road then and most flats were empty.
I have no knowledge of what was there before hand.
Astonian I have done jury service twice,once in Victoria Courts and 2nd time in QE court yet no other members of my family or even friends have been called to date.
Much prefered Victoria courts even it it was more uncomfortable :)
When the Bread strike was on I was a delivery driver moving new vehicles all over the country.
I had a van to deliver to Edinburgh and one to bring back so after I swapped them I made for a bakery as they were not on strike up their and got as many as they would let me have and shared them...