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Hi, I have replied earlier but being new to this technology!i don't know if you got my reply so sorry if I'm repeating.I lived at number 5 the Pleck from 1947 till I married in 1970.My family had always lived down the Pleck,there used to be row of cottages further down all empty when i was a...
Hi,my friend lived in a back to back in Park Road Hockley,one narrow kitchen,very small living room with stairs going up to two bedrooms.I used to think it was very cramped but cosy,Mom dad two brothers and my friend. I must admit if I needed the toilet I would go home,ours was outside,but all ours.
My first car was an Austin Somerset,column change gears,as i am only five feet tall my dad put wooden blocks on the pedals and I sat on about three cushions so I could see through the windscreen,no health and safety then but I suppose not many cars on the road,anyway I'm still driving!!
I was born 1947 in Dudley Road hospital,lived down The Pleck Park Road,Hockly went to Benson Road primary then Handsworth New Road girls 1970 moved to Kings Heath,now living in Clevedon Somerset.Miss Brum that's why I was so pleased to find this forum