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Bit of an up-date about "The Stockland"
The Chinese Restaurant (Modern China) that it became closed down a while ago, the building was left alone...until last week when planning permission went up on the doors, seeking permission for a few alterations to able it to be used again as a pub :-)
My friends daughter is over from New Zealand,and over the weekend they went to Sutton Park and came across the cows that roam there.
She baffled him with a simple question: Why are their cows there?
We have googled but couldn't come up with an answer......
Over to you guys :-)
This is from todays Birmingham Mail:
I remember my Uncle rounding up all my cousins and taking us up Town to see him.
Sarah in 1871 ??
Estimated birth year:abt 1846
Spouse's name:William Bowyer
Where born:Sattley, Warwickshire, (Saltley)
William Bowyer27 (Lawyer?)
Mary Ann Hickie25
There isn't a pool table anymore,well I didn't see one. The room where the kids were rolling marbles is on the right as you go in,you have to push the door up to open it......large room at the rear where we ate. Food was lovely,expensive but well worth it.