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  1. barrie

    Berners Street, Lozells

    Just to add that the Wilson's lived at 213 Berners St, we were at 215.
  2. barrie

    Berners Street, Lozells

    Hi Christine. I used to live next door to Mrs Wilson. I lived with my grandmother, Emily Oldfield at the second hand furniture shop, the other side of us were the Banhams. I remember Mrs Wilson very well, she was a very jolly lady, she loved a party.
  3. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Further to this little problem, my grandaughter discovered that it was my browser that was infected (Google) She uninstalled it and reinstalled and problem is no more, barrie.
  4. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Shhhhh. they appear to have gone,
  5. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Things have gone from bad to worse. Downloaded malwarebytes and it found and removed 42 threats, but now I cannot use the internet, keep getting a box that says it is unable to connect to the proxy server. Typing this on my mini ipad. HELP!! barrie edited to add. panic over, just changed...
  6. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Yes. Have tried MSN. Google and Firefox. It happens on all of them. barrie.
  7. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Downloaded an advanced spyware but problem is still there. It found 3 infections (trojans) and removed them, but still getting these annoying pop-up's. Don't know what to do now. barrie.
  8. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    Using Google Chrome mate. Think I will install Firefox and see what happens. barrie
  9. barrie

    Embarrassing Problem.

    This is a real problem for me. When I have the site open and left click on a link to open it, I keep getting a pop up, usually porn, but there are other things as well. It takes two clicks and then everything works normally, until next time I open the page. Any ideas? barrie.
  10. barrie

    Berners Street, Lozells

    When I lived at 215 Berners St, I'd used to go to Sunday School at that church hall. Was it called St Peters? barrie.
  11. barrie

    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    I realise I'm probably going to hell for this, but that made me laugh out loud. Poor Mr "M".
  12. barrie

    Shot at dawn

    There is an officer shown on that list. A 2nd Lt. Second Lieutenant Eric Skeffington Poole, 11th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
  13. barrie

    National Defence Medal.

    Have to disagree with that statement Serviceman. The National Service Medal has to be bought from a private supplier, the Veterans Badge is issued by The Veterans Agency, there is no official medal for National Service.
  14. barrie

    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    Hi Paul. Have a look here; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journeyman
  15. barrie

    Hamstead Road Church Hill Handsworth

    When we were children, when ever we went to play in Handsworth Park, we had always used to visit a house in Handsworth that was situated in a road that went off Hamstead Road, almost opposite the church, next to the park. The entire frontage of the house had been illustrated, and one of the...
  16. barrie

    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    What a frightful way to die. Poor man.
  17. barrie

    Bull Ring 1960s - 1980s

    Some great photo's there Jennyann. Thank you. Barrie.
  18. barrie

    Lozells

    Lovely photo Topsy, my ex wife used to work there in the 1950's. Must tell her to have a look at the site. Thank you for posting. Barrie
  19. barrie

    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    Re the corruption Mike. My thoughts exactly. Shanghai and Hong Kong Police both had a bad name in the past, they lived like lords on quite ordiinary salaries.
  20. barrie

    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    Ho yes Baz. First in last out, thats us.
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