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  1. johnedward

    Rorke's drift

    A very long shot but my wife finds her great grndfather was a survivor of rorke's drift via a welsh regiment does anyone out there know of any relatives in their family who may have been there regards john
  2. johnedward

    My Molly

    Its Taken Time But Here She Is.i Will Never Forget My Ben But Molly Well She Is Something Else So Pretty You Can't Help But Love Her. John
  3. johnedward

    My Beloved Ben

    This Was My Ben Aged 18 Months He Went To Sleep Two Weeks Ago After Almost 17 Years Of Being The Most Loyal And Faithful Dog Anyone Could Have. John
  4. johnedward

    SIXPENNY HOSPITAL FUND

    I THINK IT WAS CALLED THE 6d HOSPITAL FUND BUT I DON'T REMEMBER MUCH ABOUT IT ONLY THAT I THINK MY MOM WENT AWAY AFTER AN OPERATION AROUND 1954/55 AND SHUSTOKE IF ITS SPELT THAT WAY COMES TO MIND IF ANYONE OUT THERE COULD HELP I WOULD BE OBLIGED THANKS JOHN
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    THE ROBIN HOOD

    HI LOVE THE PHOTO'S OF ALL THE OLD PUBS BUT DOLLYFERRET PUTS THE ROBIN HOOD IN ACOCKS GREEN YET AS I REMEMBER THE ROBIN HOOD 40 YEARS AGO IT WAS IN HALL GREEN JUST OFF THE ISLAND AND CLOSE TO THE OLD POLICE STATION I LIVED IN ACOCKS GREEN AND I COULDN'T PLACE IT. SHAME THE SITE IS LOCKED...
  6. johnedward

    A Canal Question

    BIRMINGHAM CANALS HI CAN SOMEONE OUT THERE CONFIRM A STATEMENT I MADE THE OTHER DAY THAT THERE ARE MORE CANALS AROUND B'HAM THAN AROUND VENICE OR DID I IMAGINE I HAD HEARD THIS SOMEWHERE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE JOHN
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    Bier Keller

    BEER CELLAR ( KELLAR ) IS MY IMAGINATION PLAYING TRICKS OR DID I REALLY GO TO A GERMAN BEER CELLAR IN BIRMINGHAM IT WOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE 70'S / 80'S DOWN STAIRS LONG TABLES AND STEINS OF LAGERS OR BEERS. I CAN'T BE SURE IT WAS EVEN IN BRUM CAN SOMEONE OUT THERE HELP THANK YOU JOHN
  8. johnedward

    NEWTOWN SHOPPING CENTRE

    I DON'T EVEN KNOW IF ITS STILL THERE. I USED TO WORK FOR WILLIAMS FURNITURE MANY YEARS AGO AND WE HAD A BRANCH IN THE CENTRE OTHER NAMES COME TO MIND HARDY'S FURNITURE , RUMBLELOWS , BURTONS , THERE WAS BIG SUPERMARKET AND ALSO A BIG OUTDOOR LEISURE AND CAMPING SHOP. A FISH AND CHIP SHOP THE...
  9. johnedward

    CHILCOTE PRIMARY 1958

    HI MY NAME IS JOHN BUSHELL AND ALONG WITH OTHERS FROM PITMASTON SCHOOL BECAME THE FIRST PUPILS IN CHILCOTE I THINK AROUND 1957 / 58 / 59 THE HEAD WAS A MR DAVIES AND I THINK OUR FIRST TEACHER WAS MR HUMPHRIES CAN ANYONE REMEMBER. MY E MAIL IS [email protected] I NOW LIVE IN SWANSEA AND...
  10. johnedward

    THE GOLDEN ARROW OLTON

    CAN YOU REMEMBER THE GOLDEN ARROW THE GUVNOR LES FOULKES I THINK ALWAYS IN A DINNER SUIT AND HAROLD THE MAN ON THE PIANO ON A SUNDAY. I CAN REMEMBER ONE BARMAN PETER HE WAS THE MANAGER OF A BURTONS MENS SHOP IN SOLIHULL ALWAYS A GENT.THE PUB CRAWL WAS THEN TO THE DOLPHIN , RED LION , OVER TO THE...
  11. johnedward

    PHILLIPS STREET ASTON FAMILY NAME BUSHELL OR TODD

    TRYING TO FIND MORE INFO ON MY FATHER CHARLES EDWARD BUSHELL HIS BROTHER HAROLD AND SISTER EVLYN HE WAS BORN AROUND 1922 AND I USED TO VISIT MY GRAN IN PHILLIPS STREET AROUND 1957 / 1959. I KNOW THAT THE TODD FAMILY NAME WAS IN ASTON BROOK STREET IF ANYONE KNOWS ANYTHING PLEASE E MAIL ME
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