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I worked on B2 opposite the childrens ward in the early 80's as well as on the younger childrens ward. Never saw any ghosts, but that corridor was eerie at night! Also lived in the Woodlands, with Tom the night Porter on the door. It's a housing estate now, but the Country Girl is still going...
We are heading g your way soon Maurice, get the sun ready! The meet was lively as always, thanks to Lyns organisation and the generous raffle donations, albeit it'seems a wonder we didn't get arrested for loitering with intent when the pub didn't open on time.
Glad my practical skills weren't needed after all - the bets were on for Lynne killing Kelly and/or Vicky or having heart failure herself lol. lovely to see everyone again, mom really enjoyed her time out.
Happy birthday Lynne!
Lyn, mine is doing the same, logged in fine on my tablet and Chrome, but IE on laptop and OHs PC jut spins and says URL not found- interstingly though is fine on IE on sons PC? Even he can't suss it out and has just swanned off to work at Dragon Manor with the comment "it's you and technology...
Have just ventured back on the forum, looking for some info for my partners mom. Her married name is Guise and she knew that her grandfather in law and family had performed in music halls, possibly as de Guises, so am chuffed to have found so much info so quickly. Sadly her husband passed away 9...
It's a terrible injustice to all those brave men who died this way. My grandad was gassed in the war and he used to say the sights and emotions were too strong to be forgotten and too awful to be remembered. My Great uncle emigrated to Australia after the war for a new start, he won gallantry...
Lyn do they have to save the frontages or any part of it within the housing? The old hospital/ workhouse in Tamworth has been converted to housing, but the frontage had to be preserved and they made a good job of it.
Does anyone know the name of the factory that was in the Taylor and Challen building on Constitution Hill in 1984 1987?My partner worked there and can't remember the company name- I have a bet that someone on here will know it,so has any one any idea please!
mom and I really enjoyed the meet,first one we have made for a while,so nice to see everyone again. We managed to avoid a parking ticket, but ended up parking by the Jewellers in Augustus Street, as a lot of the other meters were only 2 hour ones.
Looking forward to the next one!!
I also use Ancestry by choice and have found it helpful, but have also gained a lot of info from the free Mormon site familysearch.org - I had rels who married in USA and managed to get a copy of their certificate through this site. they also have some good info on UK families, which I backed up...