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  1. gingerjon

    Bicycle manufacturers in Birmingham

    I worked in the packing department straight from 1953 they where packing cases then
  2. gingerjon

    Parliament street aston

    32a Parliament street two photographs of the Jennings family different eras the one with the soldier would be circa 1814-18 first world war second approx early 1900s
  3. gingerjon

    Parliament street aston

    The background is Jennings yard building right at the top was a wheelwright and blacksmiths it still had all the tools of the when we played in there with Kenny Cox Charles Cox Kens grandad took over the business when old man Jennings died
  4. gingerjon

    Uplands Cemetery Photo Request

    Quite a few of my Jones Family reside in this cemetery including my brother Bernard, the staff are quite helpful if you have any details of who you are looking for.
  5. gingerjon

    Uplands Cemetery Photo Request

    plan of Handsworth cemetery
  6. gingerjon

    Ada Lloyd

    Sidney Smith army number 268062 Private RWR (Royal Warwicks Regiment
  7. gingerjon

    Ada Lloyd

    Her Maiden name was Ada Rogers then Ada Smith lastly Ada Lloyd. three children first marriage three children second marriage Her first husband was Sydney Smith he was killed in first world war action. 1915 this is from Ancestry.com
  8. gingerjon

    Ada Lloyd

    What's your interest in this Ada I believe they where married in 1922 December quarter
  9. gingerjon

    Ada Lloyd

    1939 living at 5/59 New John Street West no Thomas Lloyd
  10. gingerjon

    Ada Lloyd

    1930 to 1935 Ada Lloyd and Thomas Lloyd living at 60New John Street West
  11. gingerjon

    The retreat...aston

    Number 1 The Retreat is Stafford House 1a is Sleaford House used as a boarding house for artisans
  12. gingerjon

    The retreat...aston

    Two maps of this area
  13. gingerjon

    Air raid shelters

    Our shelter in Booth street Handsworth My Mom with her conductors uniform Hockley Brook depot Our Bob and me
  14. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    Jones fish shop and the wool shop Jones daughter now lives in New Zealand
  15. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    Would like to put Ann Shears story with David Shears on my website if she gives me permission would tie in well having both story's
  16. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    yes Lyn you got it right Dolly Sheppard was my long time friend Johnny Sheppard of long standing (75 years ) and still very good friends Dolly lived at 9 Parliament street, the photograph was taken in the yard 1/15 Parliament street circa 1950's
  17. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    That's the wall of the lock up back of the photograph behind my Mom and Dolly Sheppard as you can see no windows
  18. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    Reference the Lock up is was behind the shops and over the wall from Newton's yard the building had no windows it was all ways known to us as the lock up but never accessed, The back of the lock was in the yard behind Johnny Sheppards house I did have a photograph of the wall will look it out...
  19. gingerjon

    Dunn's Fruit Store, Park Lane, Aston

    https://www.astonbrook-through-astonmanor.co.uk/parklane.html#dunn More info From David Shear
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