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Recent content by Jules65

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    St George's Church Newtown

    Hi sorry I've only just seen this too. My parents married on 20th October 1945 and are both deceased so unfortunately I have no idea if they did have the bells rung. I will try and post their wedding photos later. Julie
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    T. Elvins & Sons Ltd

    Hi have only just seen this post..but better late than never. I've also just read the whole thread and it brings back such happy memories. It is like another world. Anyway I hope you see my reply ...Julie
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    T. Elvins & Sons Ltd

    Leslie no Janet in the wages department was Julia Nicholls sister. Julia worked as the receptionist/switchboard. I was a secretary and worked mainly for John Whitfield but I'm sure I did typing for most of the surveyors or contracts managers. Do you remember Roger Underhill and Bob Scrivener...
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    Anglesey Street School

    Ap Hi Lyn.....yes it's been a while. I'm doing ok ..thanks for asking. Hope life is treating you kindly x
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    Anglesey Street School

    Yes Mr William's had a droopy moustache . I had my last year at Angelesy in the new building. We merged with Farm Street School I think and Mr Olds was our form teacher. I did visit my mother in law as she was a dinner lady there in the late '80's and Mr Olds was the headteacher then.
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    Burbury Street

    Hi, we were born in the same year in Burbury Street. I also went to Anglesey Street School. I seem to remember either a John or an Alan Kelly (it was such a long time ago). I was Julie Dauncey in those days, friends I remember from Anglesey Street School were Alison Nash or Alison Nicholls...
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    Rabones rulers and tapes and tools ;of hockley ;

    Think the Bow Works refers to Rabone's factory in Sheffield
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    Rabones rulers and tapes and tools ;of hockley ;

    Re: raybones rulers and tapes and tools ;of hockley ; Did Rabones leave Hockley in 1990? Is this where Bow Works was located? Found this tape measure among some old stuff of my brothers
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    Rabones rulers and tapes and tools ;of hockley ;

    My brother Philip Dauncey and my mother in law Pauline McKee both worked at Rabones. My brother I'm sure worked as a tool setter with Alan Layton and my mother in law worked putting the bubble into spirit levels. They both worked there for a good number of years during the '70's '80's and 90's...
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    Oldest group photo of Aston Villa

    I haven't been on the forum for ages and have missed reading all kinds of interesting posts :-) I have been reviewing the information I have on Frank Moss. I have (hopefully) attached a photo of Frank's baptism record. It seems that he wasn't born in Phillips Street as stated. At his baptism...
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    T. Elvins & Sons Ltd

    I'd also forgotten about having to record all the letters sent in the post book and postage costs and making it all balance, I also remember the walk to Hockley Post Office to buy stamps. Mr. Hughes was still working there in the Accounts Office!!!
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    T. Elvins & Sons Ltd

    Tim Eborn - you have brought back a memory with your post of the dreaded book and the red line that was drawn through at 9.00 AM and I started working there in 1982!! I had completely forgotten all about that. Yes it was a Dickensian company even then. I was office junior and also had to...
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    Nelson Tavern, Severn Street, Birmingham?

    Thanks for all your help :-)
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    Nelson Tavern, Severn Street, Birmingham?

    Pollypops this is amazing thank you! The Caroline Ann Jackson entry says she was the adopted daughter of Emma Talkington. Indeed Caroline was living with Emma on the 1891 Census. Curiosity was aroused, not because Caroline was living with her aunt Emma, but because of this newspaper cutting...
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    Dingley's Hotel

    I have an interest in the Dingley's Hotel. The 1891 census shows one of my ancestors Annie Emma Talkington as head of this establishment. Would that be unusual in those days for the manageress to be a woman. She married a Corn Dealer in 1905 a Mr. John Millward and as far as I can tell was...
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