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  1. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Hi Lynn, From what you say about where you lived, did your house face Stoney lane and we would have our bonfire on that bomb site every year. As there were no bomb sites on the left coming from Ladypool rd but there were two on the left coming from Stoney lane.
  2. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Hi Lynn, Did you live in Leamington rd, if so at what number.
  3. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    ploody, I do remember the TV shop on Stoney lane and Douggie Orde now lives in Sheldon very close to his sister Sheila. is Dennis Hobdy still with us if so say hello from me I do have a photo of him taken at a wedding. It looks like we are being told off, and I thought this was Birmingham history.
  4. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Banjo, I live to far away to attend, It sounds like you live close to the Birmingham area so you will know what has been done to were we grew up and how it has turned out.
  5. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Banjo, What meeting is that.
  6. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Banjo, I've been told that when the forum was hacked it lost all the photos and if you try to put the photos back on the forum won't let you.
  7. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Banjo, I have a photo with Dennis Hobday on it, if I remember he did have other siblins as most families did. I have got it now which house you lived in it was one of those big three story houses, and to people that sold shoes from their house was the Shepard's I have a photo of them and their...
  8. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Hi Banjo, I started at Clifton rd in 1948 aged 5 so I must be around the same age as you, in 1954 I was 11and then went to Dennis rd school.
  9. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Hi Banjo, The shop was call Hastings,would Dennis Hobday be the older brother and if you can remember his mother had a guytor on her throte. I think I have a photo with your house in the back ground, but you will have to wait for me to get back home for that. My cousin Graham Webb has a very...
  10. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Banjo, You are right the shop was number 64 and 66 is where Tany lived the other side of Grafton Grove. I lived at 58 so you must have lived oppersite me, you must have known the Shepard's as they were oppersite where I lived as you lived there the same time as me I must know you, you will know...
  11. frederick

    Leamington Road SPARKBROOK

    Hi Tanysgafell, I also now live in Wales, Pembrokeshire been down here for 30 years wonderful. I have very fond memories of growing up in Laemington rd and being in your grandparents shop all the time. I have just resently got intouch with my cousins that used to live in Grafton Grove after...
  12. frederick

    Dennis Road Secondary Modern Boys School

    Phil, I didn't know that, was that about in 1957/8 mind you I didn't mind going I had got used to it by then. Going to work was something new and differant, and then I went back to school/collage for quite a few years.
  13. frederick

    missing father

    Re: missing farther Thanks also to Bren for his research into the unknown for me, my head was in a spin when he put up that I had two older brothers and two younger sisters which I new nothing about. And thankfully for us all, it has been a wonderful experience and we all get on well together...
  14. frederick

    missing father

    Re: missing farther Thank you all for your support and wishes, I would have liked to have been in the photo shoot but living over 200 miles away from Brum it was not viable to go all that way for a 10 minuet photo shoot, if I had have been there it would have been a much better photo of me I...
  15. frederick

    missing father

    Re: missing farther Did anyone read about my story in the Sunday Mercury 5th January or in the Daily Mail or Birmingham Mail. My brother said the magazine "Take a Break" want the story my half sister is sorting it out with them Read more...
  16. frederick

    My granddad's, John Sheldon, birth certificate.

    Hi Graham and Rose, Graham I have been talking to Pat and she said there were 8 children, Another girl born after we had moved on.
  17. frederick

    Graham Webb

    Hi Graham, Looking at your winning bike of 1966, would the new frame design make bikes any quicker than the older frames.
  18. frederick

    Graham Webb

    I was in Holland recently and it seems as though everyone cycles, my son and his wife both cycle to work and when you pass a school there is a very big area and it is full of bikes. at the railway stations you done see a car park you see an inside and an outside bike park and they are well used...
  19. frederick

    Clifton Road School Sparkbrook

    No school uniform but they all look well turnd out for the photo.
  20. frederick

    Clifton Road School Sparkbrook

    I was there in 1951 but i think they were all in a year or two above me, we must have all run around in the same play ground.
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