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    Burlington St Schools

    st.evenlucy So sad about Janet,she was young,at school she was very quiet and very well mannered,I remember her so well,she was one of those people who when she smiled it lit up her face.Are you on facebook if so my name is Sheila Boyde add me and I will send you the photo xx
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    Burlington St Schools

    Yes that is Janet Overthrow we were in the same class,so sorry to hear she has passed away the date would be probably 1962/63
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    Burlington St Schools

    Senior School Teachers names that I can remember are front row left to right Miss Wills,Miss Guy,Miss Warren,Miss Lloyd Evans,Miss Jehu Back row is left Miss PJ Evans and far right Miss Hallett I cant remember the other 2 names. Infant is a bit sketchy so I will just reel off who I can remember...
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    Burlington St Schools

    Found one more
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    Burlington St Schools

    Im sorry how they are posted Im new to posting on here as you can see I have put photo`s of Senior`s first with the Headmistress Miss Warren and the teachers that were there when I attended there.The second row of photo`s are mixed years where a member of my family are on there and then the...
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    Burlington St Schools

    Some Class photo`s of Burlington Street School Seniors
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    Thank you Sylvia,I went to a few of the reunions when it was held at the Barton Arms,I was set to go this year but couldnt make it at the last minute.Sadly my Brother is no longer with us he use to go too along with his Friends,there`s always next year though.I do have some Class photo`s of...
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    Sylvia- Thanks for replying,the reason I asked was because one of my Brothers best friends was Geoff Townsend they both went to Thomas St School after they Left Burlington St..I went all through Burlington Street School up to 1966 and then left for work,loved the School,Basically I loved Aston...
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    Rowan your so welcome,Im sorry the photo`s dont show much of the yard,I would love to see it all again myself,that yard was the centre of my childhood from my birth until it was demolished.I have so many happy memories there,some Saturday nights were amazing,my Nan use to get the piano pulled...
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    Sylvia Sayers did Norman Townsend have a brother name Geoff?
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    My Nan used to live next door to Mrs Marshall Rowan..My Nan was Fanny Wilson I can still picture Mrs Marshall very nice family,I just have to find out how to post the photo`s now,I promise I will though.
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    Victoria Terrace back of Webster Street Aston

    I have some family photo`s taken in Victoria Place I was born in there and my Nan lived in there until it was demolished,if you want to see them how do I post the pictures,I do have to say though you only see a bit of the yard they were photos of us when we were kids
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Thank you Michael it is the same one Carolina posted for me..I think if I buy this certificate it might give me more indication of where to look for her Mom..thanks again :)
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Thanks for the tip Janice,as it happens I found out last night that there is a box at my Sisters that belonged to an Aunt and she kept all the paper clippings from the obituary column in the Evening Mail in it,so Im hoping I get some clues off any,I would imagine it will only go back as far as...
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Thank you Janice..I WILL keep digging cant get this far and stop can I lol Once again cheers Im overwhelmed with everyone giving their time to help.I Thank everyone again!
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Janice you could be spot on my Grandmothers name was Fanny( 1st born) so could have been named after her mom..the reason I cant find her is probably because she died as she was quite a drinker so I hear, my Grandmother was illiterate because she couldnt go to School due to the fact she had to...
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Janice I cant seem to get the 1925/27 electoral roll to look do you have a web address please?
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    looking for my Great Grandmothers first name

    Yes it is Michael thank you so much,so with everyone`s help at least I have tracked down her address,maybe I can track down her mother now,I thought she had died before her Dad but im thinking now she may not have...thank you all again your all so very helpful xx
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