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    The Bear - Sparkhill

    Yeah I’m not sure i have heard it might be flats .
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    Stratford Road

    Aww that is so lovely . The bear closed down a few years ago didn’t it aswell and the collage arms does seem to be popular as a local pub
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    Stratford Road

    I remember a grocery shop I was only young under 10 but the lady who worked there was so nice behind the till I'm sure her name was Val or something I'm guessing though . And I remember the meat shop he had a big silver cutter to cut the ham I don't remember Davey's but I remember Kwik save lol...
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    Stratford Road

    I was born in 1988 and lived on knowle road off formans road and Stratford road my dad still lives there . I remember the antelope that is now a curry house . I use to go to st Johns primary school Mr long was the head teacher then and left and Mrs rocky was our headteacher I left for secondary...
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    The Bear - Sparkhill

    This pub closed down a few years ago now the bear pub shame it was the last standing Irish pub on the Stratford road however there is a pub further up called the college arms at the end of Knowle road jug past for the river Cole
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    Birmingham 1960s

    I was born in 1988 and I remember the bullring markets in the 1990s when I was younger my memory is really good . I remember there use to be an old lady selling flowers and there use to be a ride outside the bullring that spins around for the kids I would always go on that . I remember c&a the...
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    Knowle Road Sparkhill

    Do u ever remember a lady at 68 Knowle road called Lilly . She was really old when I was young and died in the 1990s sometime. She use to have a sewing machine in her window and I’m not sure if she had a shop in her house years ago . I moved into Knowle road 1988 when I was born my dad still...
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    Knowle Road Sparkhill

    Love these photos my dad still lives in one of them smaller houses you can see in the photo before the bigger houses
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    Knowle Road Sparkhill

    Oh wow what lovely memories I moved in when I was born in 1988 so 21 years after you left but it’s so interesting reading all about the road and the river Cole and sarehole so many good memories and how differnt it was from when I was younger . I don’t remember the cinema or the bomb site I...
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    Knowle Road Sparkhill

    Aww thank you for replying . The allotments where not open when we was kids either but a few of the children use to make a den in an old shed that was no longer used at the back of our house haha it was the allotments that no one owned anymore . I remember people use to pick raspberry’s along...
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    Knowle Road Sparkhill

    Oh wow it’s so nice to see all these memories I am a bit younger then some of you I was born in 1988 and Knowle road is where I lived and my dad still lives there now number 64. But I have good memories of this road there use to be a shop at the bottom of the road by Forman’s road and there was...
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