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One of my neighbours used to be a pub singer in the 60s and I wondered if anybody else can remember him. I remember him singing ‘You Can’t be true to Two ’ once in the Royal Oak in Erdington one Sunday afternoon.
Probably have, but I think we had somebody from the Kirby family live near us in the 60s and 70s in Perry Common, but it may have been Kirkby.... or different spelling, but this person used a different surname for certain reasons..
I wondered if there was a way to find out any information on my great uncle who was a soldier in WW1. Anything about his life in general as I was told many times I was like him.
I note that we are nearing the June 28th 1914 Assassination anniversar.
I did some googling and know that he was...
Just mentioning I had to arrange a funeral very recently where there was a family plot unused since 1942/3, there was a charge of £1156 to open the grave etc, is this normal, how much would a new plot have cost elsewhere, just wondering.......
Thank you Alberta, I was trying to also find out if there were any living relatives descendants of Vera, I had an inkling that Florence Rose Eales had sisters, one of whom may have emigrated.
Her father had one son from a previous marriage.
Trying to sort out Vera's situation.
Some great pictures here, the courtyards take me back, we lived in Taylor Street.
I remember that somebody in our courtyard had recently got married or something and had a terrible fatal crash on the newly opened motorway, I understand they were driving a mini, it made the headlines,
I was just on Facebook, there is a 'Kingstanding 1950's onwards' page, there are some really great pictures there.
This may already have been mentioned, but I thought I would mention it just in case.
I don't know if these have been seen before on this site, but I noticed that bashnja1 has uploaded these movie clips on youtube,