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I am looking for information pre and post the 1881 Census regarding the family Lavender as I am led to believe that this Family Tree is linked to my own Bath Family Tree or the Bunford/Arnold Family Trees somewhere in the past and was linked again possibly...
Re: St Mary's church Aston/Aston Brook St/Hubert St/Chester Street etc;
I would have sworn Roger lived in Hubert St. Another classmate you might have known lived in Chester St, Richard Hawkins. The 3 of us used to play in Rudders & Paynes woodyard. Roger broke his leg jumping from 1...
A very clever lad named John Weare lived above the doctors house around 1955/56. He was another friend of mine from St. Mary's Junior School, tall and wiry with red hair. He is now a nuclear physicist - that's how clever he is. Roger Hammond - same class - also lived in Hubert...
Hope you are well. Any chance you still have the oriiginal photos that you could re-post on the thread or email to me. An old mate of mine, Graham Simcox, lived in Angelsey Street and I would like to send them to him. Anyone remember him or his family? c1940's to c1960's
Sorry, can't help you with the darts team. The guy on the left could be Tommy Hartley the local illegal bookie from across Aston Road?
My dad was in the domino team (and the drinking team after hours when Wilson-Jones owned the pub!!!).
Who am I? I often wonder! I was born in 1944 and lived at 2 back of 26 Bracebridge Street. I don't recognise your name or the other names you mention so I suspect we are not in the same age group. I was at St. Mary's Infant & Junior from 1949 to 1955. That's who I am. If you have...
Hi Lyn - hope you are well.
I spent many an hour sitting on a low wall on the corner opposite (r.h.s.) of the Prince of Wales, waiting for my school girlfriend at the time to make up a plausible excuse to get out of the house. Rita Affleck, where are you now?
Firstly, let me apologise for not responding sooner but its as though we just landed, yet we've been home more than 3 weeks now.
I thought now would be a good time to write as the Wolves managed to win at home at last by beating the Blues!!!!
Seriously, Barb and I would like to thank...
I have to thank Astoness (Lyn) for organising this "meet-up" on 10th Nov. I'm sure it will be an interesting afternoon.
I only thought about this today - I will be meeting a group of "strangers" who I actually know a lot about! I note that the thread has awoken some ex-Bracebridgeians! I...
The Aston University was built on this area, it is Moland Street in 1938.
Stitcher, could the "main" road in this picture be the start of Aston Road at Gosta Green looking towards Aston? I don't know Moland Street.