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Astoness

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ok folks lets make a start in posting a few...as always happy for these photos to be posted anywhere on the net but if you do could you please try to credit the birmingham history forum...it could be that some have been seen before but heres hoping a lot of them are new ones...enjoy and dont forget your comments and memories are most welcome..if you hover over the photos the caption and date will appear

lyn

Aston Road North  Lee Coachs - 30-10-1953.jpgAston Road North - Phillips Street Aston 20-8-1967.jpgAston Road North - Powell Street Aston 20-8-1967.jpgAston Road North - Yates Street 31-3-1953.jpgAston Road North Aston - 17-12-1963.jpgAston Road North Aston 7-4-1958.jpgAston Road North Aston 10-11-1953.jpgAston Road North Aston 17-4-1958.jpgAston Road North Aston 17-12-1953 a.jpg
 
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Vivienne14

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Are they all from the same roll of film Lyn ? If so, they’re 1966. See Guinness advert in post #54. Never heard of ‘District Bank’ before.

Great set of photos. Thanks for posting Lyn. Viv.
 

Astoness

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Are they all from the same roll of film Lyn ? If so, they’re 1966. See Guinness advert in post #54. Never heard of ‘District Bank’ before.

Great set of photos. Thanks for posting Lyn. Viv.

hi viv they are all different years..if you hover over the pics the dates will come up..to be honest re district bank i have not looked at them properly yet...too busy getting them on lol

lyn
 

mw0njm.

Brummie Dude
Are they all from the same roll of film Lyn ? If so, they’re 1966. See Guinness advert in post #54. Never heard of ‘District Bank’ before.

Great set of photos. Thanks for posting Lyn. Viv.
i noticed the Guinness advert 1966 but the pic says 1963. whatever the date, they are fantastic photos,
 

Astoness

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Are they all from the same roll of film Lyn ? If so, they’re 1966. See Guinness advert in post #54. Never heard of ‘District Bank’ before.

Great set of photos. Thanks for posting Lyn. Viv.

viv i cant see a guiness advert on post 54...i am confused now :rolleyes:
 

Astoness

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last few folks...there are maybe 6 photos that need resizing so i will do that when i have time...

in the meantime i want to take a much closer look at these photos..need to zoom in and look more closely at the people and the buildings and cars ect...hope they stir memories for some of our members who will know this bit of aston better than i do...where would we be now without the power of the photograph....love the last one of the potato rationing....life was tough back then...

lynAstonRoad North No 66a - Sutton Street Aston.jpgAston-Road-North-1950s-a.jpgThompsons Aston Road North - Sutton Street Aston Potatoe Rationing 1940-41.jpg
 

Astoness

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loverly i keep looking. that was my hunting ground. thanks lyn.

always happy to post photos pete they need to be shared..apart from helping to bring back memories for our members they really are very important to the history of birmingham...without them we do not have a lot left..

will get the last 6 or so on probably tomorrow now folks when ive resized
 

aston lad

master brummie
Thank you Lyn...great photo's as always, I have some of these photo's in my collection but its always a thrill to see others not seen before....the dates must range from the 1950's to early 1970's.....Thanks again Lyn...
 

Astoness

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hi john most welcome glad you like them...as i said earlier if you hover over them the dates and captions should come up...all 50s and 60s i think expect for the last one which is the 40s..

lyn.
 

Radiorails

master brummie
WOW! Lyn, a lot to absorb there. One or two duplicates I believe.
Some I am sure I have seen before but obviously in another thread. My favourite would be the 1940 potato rationing one, I lived through the latter part of that time of queues. :scream: It was the time when women were used to buying up to 28lbs. potatoes - or less - for their families. That's how tummies were filled then. :D
The tram tracks suggest 1953, or earlier, the tarred filled ones after mid 1953 when the trams ceased. Later ones show a new road surface. Many show shops with once familiar names, but now long gone. A nice ghost sign in post 61 of Wilford & Co. glass works. Another photo shows the once familiar, within the city's boundaries, pillar fire alarm.
 

Vivienne14

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Sorry Lyn post #64, pic #4. Don’t have facility on iPad to see info about photo - as far as I know. Viv,
 
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