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  1. kat

    Church Road, Yardley.

    Thanks Brian for your input on the subject of my Grandfathers Cycle shop, always interested in anything that people on the forum remember of him. Thanks for posting this. Hope you enjoy the forum. Thanks Again.
  2. kat

    Church Road, Yardley.

    Hi Dave, Thanks for your replies. This is the photo of either Williams wife or possibly his mother outside her home in Church Road. Miriam (Horsley) William's wife died in1940 so I guess there would not be any members who may know of her. Interesting that Len was your friend, I should have...
  3. kat

    Church Road, Yardley.

    Hi Dave, It's nice that you remember him (never mind the spelling) My Grandfather came to live with my parents in 1958 at our home in Sheldon. I was quite young but remember him well. He sadly passed away Christmas Eve 1959. The stock from the shop stored in my Dad's large shed. In 2009 Lencops...
  4. kat

    Church Road, Yardley.

    Interesting to read this about my Grandfather William Linforth Cycle Maker, trying to insert a grainy photo of him for you to see, Kat'
  5. kat

    Lexmark all in one series 5200 printer

    Hi Patty, Wonder when you last had the printer working? You could try this solution; How to check the All-In-One status;Check the All-In-One status to make sure your document is not being held or paused and that the All-In-One is set as the default printer. To check the status: For (Windows...
  6. kat

    Family Tree 2011 has no internet connection for information

    This one's interesting, I also have FTM 2011 software installed on PC, but when searching using this programme installed on the PC you do not get 'the little green leaves' - just a list of names to choose from. Only when you use Ancestry online do you get the green leaves. Good luck Sue with...
  7. kat

    bomb sites in WWW2

    Thanks Shirley, always good to get some feedback, Kat
  8. kat

    windows 7 home

    Have installed IE9 on a Windows 7 & Vista Home premium OS with no problems at all. Funny though I tried twice to install Windows 7 sp1 and each time it failed, finally after disabling Windows Firewall it installed - obviously doesn't recognize one of it's own!! IE8 v IE9 - at present prefer...
  9. kat

    Wrong Information

    Hi, As with all Ancestry tree's online you do have a choice of it being a public or private tree where individuals have to contact you for info. Just go into settings and change.
  10. kat

    bomb sites in WWW2

    Hi Sue, See this link, Kat https://www.swanshurst.org/barra/record.asp?recordid=3947
  11. kat

    General Service Medals

    Sorry Shortie, this is the website - tells what the medals are made from, Kat https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=gsm+medal&fulltext=1
  12. kat

    General Service Medals

    Hi Shortie, I'm sure you are going to get the answer from one of BHF members pretty quick, but thought this website may help, Kat https://www.ww2awards.com/system.asp?id=2
  13. kat

    Yardley Village

    G'day to you Dennis, That would be great if that's possible. Last year I was in Church Road but at that time I didn't know of the 'connection' to Church Terrace. I was looking at my Grandfathers shop (bicycle) and a house he lived in at 218 Church Road. His wife lived at 2 Chuch Terrace when...
  14. kat

    Yardley Village

    Dennis, Great pic's thanks. I can't quite work out where the second two pic's were taken from (the angle) Any ideas which cottage was No 2, Kat
  15. kat

    Yardley Village

    Dennis, Thanks for the pic's, this is one I have of Church Terrace, Kat
  16. kat

    Yardley Village

    Hi Fairney View, Snap at last! - great. Joseph b1878 was my Grand Uncle, brother of Miriam - my Grandmother. Contact me by email?? Kat
  17. kat

    Sheldon Bombing

    Hi Ian, I'm sure this site has probably been mentioned before, but it may have some info, Kat https://www.swanshurst.org/barra/search.asp?field=injurylocation
  18. kat

    Yardley Village

    Oh ok Terry, my grandmother was born there in 1891,Kat
  19. kat

    Yardley Village

    Terry, I too had relatives in Church Terrace, number unknown, family name Horsley - any connection, Kat
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