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Yes Mom's was 279295 I have never forgotton it I used to keep the little tickets off the Co op milkman when he came around with his horse also the baker.Lived in Arkley Rd Hall Green I would have been about 7 or 8
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
Reference Yates yes I remember that one but with fond memories the one in Nottingham who had a String Quartet in the upstairs bar circa 1980. And also the one in Liverpool where they chucked you in to drink rather than the other way around definite spit & saw dust Leicester the same.
I now live...
Reference the Gospel Oak I used to take my Dad's betting slips down to a chap who was located in a passge to the bar far right of the pub as you looked at it I think his name was Harold. We lived in Arkley road at 102 and Dad's monica was Bush 102 the year would be around 1955 / 56
The Cole went under the Stratford Rd at Sparkbrook if memory serves me the bridge was next to the bus stops for the No 1 and the 31 0r 32 not sure which one. I can remember most of the time it was just a stream but was soon a raging torrent after heavy rain.
Just Read About Your Loss I Know The Feeling Well As I Know Others Do On This Forum.i Lost My Beloved Ben Last Year He Was Nearly 17 His Birthday Would Have Been Poppy Day. I Know All People Are Different But We Had Molly Just A Week After From A Rescue Centre And She Has Made...
The Brighton Arms Coventry Road
This Was Next Door To Tesco I Worked There ( Tesco ) Circa 1967 /68 And From Memory It Had A Big Bar In The Front And A More Intimate Lounge At The Back Seeing The Name Of The Landlord I Think He Was Always Called "lol" As A Name By The Drinkers Many Happy...
If My Memory Serves Me Correct Wrensons Was In Hall Green Along With The Co-op , Pearks , And George Masons .on Lakey Lane Or In That General Area Circa .1957 Trying To Picture The Road I Think It Was Next To Vernons Newsagents Opp The Gospel Oak Or Was That Masons ????? I Am Sure Of...
I Remember That One So Named Since It Was On The Border Of Olton And Acocks Green ???? Down By The 44 Bus Shelter And Clocking In Terminus . Happy Hours From Memory M & B Beers On The Way To The Golden Arrow Or On The Way Back Home Used To Live In The Flats In Woodcock Lane...
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My Mate Who Was A Young Pc Was Dave Barnett He Was Based In Small Heath At The Time I Think. I Used To Go To The Tally Ho And Watch Him Box For The Police. Sadly He Died A Couple Of Years Ago.
I Do Remember This And A Friend Of Mine Sadly No Longer With Us Was A Very Young Policeman Who Helped Remove The Bodies His Description Of What He Saw Is To Horrorific To Mention Here And I Know He Had Flashbacks For Many Years After.
I SEEM TO REMEMBER THE FIRST COLOUR TRANSMISSION BY SOMEONE LIKE OXO .AND THEN THIS OTHER SCREEN WHICH YOU HAD TO PUT OVER THE FRONT OF THE TELLY TO GIVE SOMETHING LIKE A 3D EFFECT OF COLOUR I MAYBE WRONG ABOUT OXO.YES I REMEMBER MUFFIN THE MULE AND THEN I THINK STILL IN BLK / WHITE...
I Used To Take Betting Slips To A Man There For My Dad I Think The Man Was Harold . Trilby Hat And Raincoat As You Look At The Photograph He Used To Be In The Doorway To Your Left Circa 1958 Also Later Then As A Teenager Going To The Disco In The Big Room To The Right I Think The Bar Was In The...