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Recent content by Pomgolian

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    Wimbush Factory Little Green Lane.

    Taken by Ken Beeley 1966 ... I'm first on the left. .
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    58 Howe St ??? Was there a Pub there?

    As I said when I started the tread my family were at 58 Howe St on the 1911 census ... Their name was Wood, Arthur and Clara and their young children ... Arthur had been a barman at the Freeth Arms and live in Shakespeare Rd Ladywood, Clara lived in St Marks St at the time of their marriage in...
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    A Brave Young Man

    Thank you Chris, I do have that record in my files. However until I manage to get Rupert's birth cent' we are unsure if Margaret Jane (Nee Beeley) Dunmore was his mother, or his older sister. Margaret Jane was also the name of Margaret Dugmore's mother (also my granddad's mother) who died...
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    A Brave Young Man

    Rupert remembered on the Key Hill War Memorial ... poppy place by ' Pom' June 2007
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    These trying times - 2020

    Hi everyone just popped in to wish everyone all the best and say please keep safe. (Hope this is the right place/thread to do so) Colin and I are doing ok like you we have been in full lockdown here in NZ, however we are going to have a few things lifted from tomorrow 28 April.
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    Norma Smullen

    I have passed all your thoughts and condolences on to Norma's family.
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    Norma Smullen

    It was 'The Sixties Night ' that Norma attended, Graham Webb the World Chapion Cyclists was also there. Graham had come over from Belgium for that 'Get together ' Here is a photo of them both
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    Norma Smullen

    It is with great sadness I would like to let members of this group know that Norma Smullen has passed away after a few months illness. I know some members of this group would have met with Norma when she came over from the US to attend the 'Get-together ' the Forum had around 2008 (I think it...
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    Hi everyone from Pom

    He really does Lyn , thank you and all the best to you and yours ... 1:30 am here must go to bed lol
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    Hi everyone from Pom

    Thanx everyone for your good wishes. Hunter has just turned one year old May 23rd.
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    RIP Astonian (Alan)

    R.I.P Alan old friend you as a person and your knowledge will be sadly missed by us all.
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    Alf Buckley.

    So sorry to hear of Alf's passing ... Friends for many years and spoke a couple of times by phone. R.I.P Alf old mate
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    Hi everyone from Pom

    Hi everyone said before just able to pop in from time to time. To keep you up to date Colin and I are now G/Grandparents to a little chap named Hunter born May 2018. I am doing ok, but Colin has been diagnosed with Genetic Ataxia ... Essential Tremor Syndrome. He can no longer drive and finds...
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    Cadbury's Bournville Factory

    Hi everyone as I've said before I'm only able to pop in from time to time now ... thought this photo may be of interest you all . It's of Children from The Erdington cottage Home /Shenley Fields with a large chocolate egg given to them from Cadbury's. My friend Mary is the girl closest to it on...
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    141 Rocky Ln

    Mike I know that 129 Neal William Ashton Beer Retailer was 'The Hen & Chickens 1891 and later possibly Shannahans on William Henry St... I think the new numbering is the problem here... Hi Phil things are getting better, we still have a little more to sort out with our Insurance yet, but should...