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Recent content by Dave Bath

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    Bracebridge Street

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    Bracebridge Street

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    Aston - Miscellaneous Pictures

    Hello everyone especially Astonian. I'm looking for a photo of Astonian's favourite pub, The Victoria Hotel (Widow's). Anybody got one? Cheers , Dave
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    Victoria Inn Lichfield Road

    Hello everyone especially Astonian. I'm looking for a photo of Astonian's favourite pub, The Victoria Hotel. Anybody got one? Cheers , Dave
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    Aston, Lozells & Witton Photos Reposted

    Great but I'm still looking for my special part of Bracebridge Street!
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    Arthur and ann lavender

    Happy New Year to all BHF members. I am looking for information pre and post the 1881 Census regarding the family Lavender as I am led to believe that this Family Tree is linked to my own Bath Family Tree or the Bunford/Arnold Family Trees somewhere in the past and was linked again possibly...
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    St Mary's church Aston

    Re: St Mary's church Aston/Aston Brook St/Hubert St/Chester Street etc; Hi Pauline, I would have sworn Roger lived in Hubert St. Another classmate you might have known lived in Chester St, Richard Hawkins. The 3 of us used to play in Rudders & Paynes woodyard. Roger broke his leg jumping from 1...
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    St Mary's church Aston

    Hi Pauline, A very clever lad named John Weare lived above the doctors house around 1955/56. He was another friend of mine from St. Mary's Junior School, tall and wiry with red hair. He is now a nuclear physicist - that's how clever he is. Roger Hammond - same class - also lived in Hubert...
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    The Boys Brigade

    Jennifer, Have you any info at all on my dad, Arthur Bath, who I would guess was in the BB during the 2nd WW?
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    Andy, Did you find what you are looking for?
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    Hi Andy, I have one or two but you can find all posts on Tower Road if you type 'Tower Road, Aston' in the search block.
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    anglesey street

    Hi Lyn Hope you are well. Any chance you still have the oriiginal photos that you could re-post on the thread or email to me. An old mate of mine, Graham Simcox, lived in Angelsey Street and I would like to send them to him. Anyone remember him or his family? c1940's to c1960's
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    Bracebridge Street

    Hi Lyn, Sorry, can't help you with the darts team. The guy on the left could be Tommy Hartley the local illegal bookie from across Aston Road? My dad was in the domino team (and the drinking team after hours when Wilson-Jones owned the pub!!!).
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    My dad

    Hi Lyn, Just read about your sad news. Our condolences to you a your family. Love from Barbara and Dave.
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    St Mary's Cof E School, Avenue Rd, Aston

    Hi Christine, Who am I? I often wonder! I was born in 1944 and lived at 2 back of 26 Bracebridge Street. I don't recognise your name or the other names you mention so I suspect we are not in the same age group. I was at St. Mary's Infant & Junior from 1949 to 1955. That's who I am. If you have...