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    St Clements School Nechells

    Tony Underwood : inremember your name, too! I was born in 1945. What year were you born?
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    St Clements School Nechells

    to Tony Underwood : yes, Tony. I knew Margaret Lyons. She came to St Clement's when I started my last year as a juniorin the September. She lived four doors away from the school on the Railway Terrace side. Mr Newman started at the school at the same time as Margaret. She was a big friend of mine.
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    Stockland Green

    I have now found this photo which contradicts my previous post. This picture shows a series of post descending down Streetly Road. Strangely there are no metal tram lines on the road surface. The photo looks as if those missing tramlines have been edited out. Hmn?
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    Stockland Green

    "Feel" .
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    Stockland Green

    This is a great photo. I remember the terminus very well. In fact, I think that is the exact same tram station that has pride of place at the tram museum in Derbyshire. On an earlier post of mine I had wondered if the terminus was at Perry Common Road. I'm still curious about that place. I know...
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    Tram Terminus at Stockland Green

    The Plaza Cinema had been a landmark for most of my life andif it is still standing, it still is a prominent building on the corner of Streetly Road and Marsh Lane.
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    Tram Terminus at Stockland Green

    Was the tram terminus at Stockland Green or was it down the hill at Perry Common Road?
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    manor house nechells

    I read in a history of Aston that in the domesday book Aston was eastwards of a Manor House. Experts have ruled out that it wasn't Nechells Manor House. I didn't know Nechells did have a Manor House. Can anyone enlighten me on that? Moved post from another thread
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    Nechells Park Road.

    I have written this to correct my error. There were two shops on the horse road owned by the Mansells. A grocery shop on the diagonal corner to the swimming baths and a wool shop on the corner of Butlin Street.
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    Nechells Park Road.

    There were two shops on the horsevro wd owned by Mansells in the fifties. A grocery shop on the corner of Holborn Hill and
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    High Park Street, Nechells

    That's what I said!
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    High Park Street, Nechells

    Thanks for the photos, retired layabout. I remember a bloke who regularly stood in the doorway of the pub collecting bits of money wrapped in notepaper on which was written the names of the horses various people thought would win the day's race meeting. It was illegal to bet in the fifties and...
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    High Park Street, Nechells

    I knew a Bob Steele at St Clement's. He was taller than me and had black hair. I last saw him behind the counter of a newsagent shop in Great Barr, Greenholme Road, if memory serves.
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