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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread In the Garden 2020.
    It's next door's grandson's car, hasn't moved from the spot for about three years. Mine's the silver estate .
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread In the Garden 2020.
    The outlook from my upstairs windows, some real gardeners and some just keep it tidy.............then me.:)
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Help on area..
    I wonder if that's the cop I nearly ran over on my errand bike. :) Can't remember exactly where but I was coming down a rather steep...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Occupations - Disappeared.
    Maurice, looking through the paperwork for this I found in the 1939 register that my cousin Victor, (Biddle the chemist), was living...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Occupations - Disappeared.
    I think you might have cracked it Maurice, I have a Henry Edward Taylor in my tree born 1861 died 1920 he has a son George but I don't...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Kingstanding settlement.
    We used to go to the boys club there, pretty informal at the time, they entered a team in a sports event in Perry Bar park. told me to...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Occupations - Disappeared.
    My mother used to talk about one of her uncles who was a lamplighter, I've been trying to find out more about him but I'm struggling...
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    Is that a mistake in the spelling? Should it be Adelaide..........no r.
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    I sold my house in Great Barr in 1965 to a young Malkin family
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread In the Garden 2020.
    Thanks, now you mention it I think that's what it is. I might come back with other queries later, I have a bad habit of planting stuff...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Kingstanding.
    I remember The Candy Stores from when I was a young boy during the war, they used to sell off ration sweets that were not very sweet.:)
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread Broad St. garage.
    After my time Carolina, I visited a few times on my trips to Brum but on the last occasion it had all gone and there was a carpet shop...
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    Thanks Morturn I'll see if I can find anything.
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    While we're talking cabinet makers, does anyone know if there's a register of apprentices for the trade? My dad did a full cabinet...
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    Eric Gibson replied to the thread In the Garden 2020.
    Can someone put a name to this, I should know because I planted it many years ago. I has vicious thorns but every year it's filled with...
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