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I've spent hours looking for a reference to the pork butchers. Was beginning to think it was my imagination. My gran used to swear by their meat & I often went there with her before I started school (in the early 50s). If I remember correctly it was called perry's.
Is my memory playing tricks. I left Birmingham in 1973, but previously lived in Hodge Hill & I'm sure we caught the 56 bus to the Fox & Goose from outside Henry's in Union Street. Please would someone confirm or deny this.( Incidentally I remember the entrance to C&A in Union Passage.)
Thank you for that info. They moved earlier than I thought. My grandfather moved to work for them in Birmingham, but he married his 2nd wife in Bradford in 1922 & my mother was born in Bradford in 1923.
Family legend has it that 2 of his daughters from his 1st marriage moved with them & the...
I have that drawing (or at least a copy of it) The cup replacement was designed & engraved by my grandfather William Norman who was chief designer & engraver for Fattorini & sons in Bradford, In the 1930s he moved with them to Birmingham to premises in the Jewellery Quarter,. My mother was born...
My cousin is trying (unsuccessfully) to find the divorce details for his father & his father's first wife.
Charles Henry Hartles married Annie Minett in Birmingham in 1925.
They had 2 daughters, born 1934 & 1935 respectively.
Annie appears to have returned to live with her parents in 1935in...
I have been using Rootschat for many years & in fact I was using it until around 4pm yesterday. Windows did one of it's wonderful updates at about 5 pm &when I tried to log into Rootschat this morning, access was denied, saying that the site was unsafe.
Please has anyone any idea how I can solve...
Hi Judy. Now I know your surname, of course I remember you.
If I remember rightly, your mum had a florists shop in Coleshill Road. (or was that someone else.)
I Think you can send a private message by clicking on my name. Not sure though.