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Doe Street

Death Monkey

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My grandfather lived in Doe Street up to when it disappeared under the Aston University development, does anyone have any details of it ?

thanks Jim


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A map c 1910 is attached. In 1900 it had a pub ,Th duke of york, but this had disappeared by 1940 and much of the area was industry



master brummie
Hi jim,
i remember nellie ward very well, she moved to duke st just down the rd right next to the duke of york pub, she was a lovely woman, we used to play on the slack heap facing your
dads house, we had to climb a wall to do so till someone chased us off terry