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Yes Mom's was 279295 I have never forgotton it I used to keep the little tickets off the Co op milkman when he came around with his horse also the baker.Lived in Arkley Rd Hall Green I would have been about 7 or 8
A very long shot but my wife finds her great grndfather was a survivor of rorke's drift via a welsh regiment does anyone out there know of any relatives in their family who may have been there
Reference Yates yes I remember that one but with fond memories the one in Nottingham who had a String Quartet in the upstairs bar circa 1980. And also the one in Liverpool where they chucked you in to drink rather than the other way around definite spit & saw dust Leicester the same.
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Reference the Gospel Oak I used to take my Dad's betting slips down to a chap who was located in a passge to the bar far right of the pub as you looked at it I think his name was Harold. We lived in Arkley road at 102 and Dad's monica was Bush 102 the year would be around 1955 / 56
The Cole went under the Stratford Rd at Sparkbrook if memory serves me the bridge was next to the bus stops for the No 1 and the 31 0r 32 not sure which one. I can remember most of the time it was just a stream but was soon a raging torrent after heavy rain.
Just Read About Your Loss I Know The Feeling Well As I Know Others Do On This Forum.i Lost My Beloved Ben Last Year He Was Nearly 17 His Birthday Would Have Been Poppy Day. I Know All People Are Different But We Had Molly Just A Week After From A Rescue Centre And She Has Made...
The Brighton Arms Coventry Road
This Was Next Door To Tesco I Worked There ( Tesco ) Circa 1967 /68 And From Memory It Had A Big Bar In The Front And A More Intimate Lounge At The Back Seeing The Name Of The Landlord I Think He Was Always Called "lol" As A Name By The Drinkers Many Happy...
If My Memory Serves Me Correct Wrensons Was In Hall Green Along With The Co-op , Pearks , And George Masons .on Lakey Lane Or In That General Area Circa .1957 Trying To Picture The Road I Think It Was Next To Vernons Newsagents Opp The Gospel Oak Or Was That Masons ????? I Am Sure Of...
I Remember That One So Named Since It Was On The Border Of Olton And Acocks Green ???? Down By The 44 Bus Shelter And Clocking In Terminus . Happy Hours From Memory M & B Beers On The Way To The Golden Arrow Or On The Way Back Home Used To Live In The Flats In Woodcock Lane...