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  1. joe 90

    Sutton Coldfield - Origin Of Name

    Well l hope he gets the correct punishment for doing this
  2. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    I do apologize but l thought the the Jamboree was in August 1957 as l was there..Joe 90
  3. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    Hi it was near the Crystal Palace lm 72 and it was there when l was a kid.Joe 90
  4. joe 90

    Birmingham City Police 1839 - 1974

    Derrick Capper's brother was the vicar of the church where l lived at Banner's Gate Sutton Coldfield and he signed as one of my refeeres to get into Birmingham City Police. I also represented the Mounted Branch at Sir Derrik's funeral service At St Martins Church in the City.joe90
  5. joe 90

    Essence Of The 50s And 60s

    Sounds good to me Radiorails what time do we come round...............joe90
  6. joe 90

    Canterbury Road Police Station

    Hi yes it is the Police Station l was stationed there. joe 90
  7. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    I remember the the model aircraft when I was a kid in the 50s and 60s just past Longmore Pool on the left. Joe90
  8. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    I remember them well when I was a kid that was in the 50s and 60s just past Longmore pool big field on the left.Joe 90 This was in reply to the model aircraft.
  9. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    Ryland Road ran from the side of the Odeon cinema down past the Midland Red bus yard and up to High St and Rectory Rd turned off to the right by the church.Rectory Rd is where Good Hope Hospital is.
  10. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    I remember them draining it when l was a kid probably in the 60s. joe90
  11. joe 90

    Sutton Park

    I remember when it was La Reserve a posh restaurant and then it was turned into a snooker club.joe90
  12. joe 90

    Kings Heath Horse Showground

    Hi Vivienne, where was this dog track please joe90
  13. joe 90

    Essence Of The 50s And 60s

    I worked for Midland Counties Dairy in 1967 in my younger days and at Xmas you would get an average of 2'6d a customer and with 420 customers it was a tidy sum. joe90
  14. joe 90

    Wylde Green School, Green Lanes School

    Hi All as far as I know Wylde Green School was a private school or it was when lived in Sutton Coldfield. joe90
  15. joe 90

    Birmingham City Police 1839 - 1974

    Brilliant what a find Viv
  16. joe 90

    Midland Counties Dairy

    I used to work Midland Counties at Kingstanding as a milkman with an electric float 500 customers a day it was good money l was 18yks before l went into the Police.
  17. joe 90

    Prefabs

    I think houses these days are status symbols and not really homes
  18. joe 90

    Prefabs

    My grandparents lived in a prefab at 235.Reservoir Rd,Erdington.In the rear garden you could see the old Highcroft Hospital.They were there until they moved to a new property in Castle Vale in a complex for the elderly.
  19. joe 90

    Birmingham City Police 1839 - 1974

    Vivienne very good never seen anything like that before..........joe90
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