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I have found it impossible to find out about my Grandfather's military service. I know he joined the 4th Worcester regiment aged 20 on 11/06/1898. Attestation no.5004.
I can not trace after that. I know from family that he was in first world war but think he may have left and then re-joined for...
Does anyone know of a post war pub called the Turner's Arms? It may have closed in the 50's or 60's and/or was run as an outdoor. Not really sure which part of Birmingham but there is one recorded in Turner Street
Whilst researching my family history I found that my Great Grandfather Bernard Hope lived with his Wife, 2 daughters and 4 other family members at this address in 1901. He was a fried fish dealer. On looking up the address now I see that it is a Pizza and kebab shop! Does this mean that the...
I was one of the first groups of students at the new building in Summer Row when it opened in 1967.
I have mentioned the paternoster lifts in another thread but wondered if any other past students remembered them. Someone has mentioned that they had them at Aston University. They were quite...