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    Council housing estate within College Rd Kingstanding Rd and Hawthorne road triangle

    Re: Council housing estate within College Rd Kingstanding Rd and Hawthorne road trian Thanks for the reply bren. It sounds like you lived locally. I wonder if you had time to recall any of your memories of the area in an audio recording? Cheers Chris H
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    Kingstanding

    Dear Peter, I was very interested to hear that you recall VE day. I acollecting oral histories from this area and wonder what you remember of the day. Many Thanks Chris Hillcox [email protected] www.kingstanding.wordpress.com
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    A.A. BATTERY - 1940 video newsreel film

    British Pathe has released its archive online. In the archive there is footage of an AA battery somewhere in Birmingham. Looking at the houses in the background it looks like it is in a council - corporation housing estate. The link is https://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=50831 Does...
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    Council housing estate within College Rd Kingstanding Rd and Hawthorne road triangle

    I'm trying to put a name to the council estate built in the later part of the 1920's within the triangle formed by College Road, Kingstanding Road, and Hawthorne Road. The estate was built around the same time as the adjacent Witton Lodge Farm (Perry Common) estate. Both pre date the main pulse...
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    Hare and Hounds, Kingstanding

    Re: hare and hounds..kingstanding. Many Thanks. Am I ok to use the digital image posted to see if people can make recollections? I'll post links if any of my interviewees recall the pub. Cheers Chris HIllcox
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    Hare and Hounds, Kingstanding

    Re: hare and hounds..kingstanding. Thank you for helping me answer a question...what is that pubs name. I am currently collecting oral histories from the Kingstanding estate and its landmarks. It is a shame that this pub is boarded up now but I'm hopeful that people will be able to recall it in...
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    Kingstanding British Legion.

    There is an old picture of the Kingstanding Legion from the 1940's at https://kingstanding.wordpress.com/ammenaties/kingstanding-british-legion-lambeth-road/ All memories of the club are welcome for the voices of kingstanding project.
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    Kingstanding from 1964

    Goffy, I am collecting oral history recordings from people who have lived on the Kingstanding estates. I wonder if you have time to share some of your memories? Kind Regards Chris Hillcox www.kingstanding.wordpress.com
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    Kingstanding from 1964

    Wally, do you still log onto this web site. I've just started a recollection project collecting oral histories from Kingstanding. It is based around a web site www.kingstanding.wordpress.com Do you have time to share some memories? Regards Chris Hillcox
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