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Looking for a photo which was printed in Carl Chinn's Evening Mail Column

aston lad

master brummie
I am looking for a photo taken in 1936 of a group of people who have either been on a day trip or celebrating King Edwards coronation,or something along them lines, it was taken either in Sutherland Street or Montague Street by the Pump public house, The photo was printed in the Carl Chinn's Evening Mail column 10 years or more ago....on the photo there is a lady holding a baby, that baby is my aunt who will be 78 this year, I would like to get a copy so I can either print it off or just show it her, and her family......this is a long shot but maybe someone may have a copy of Carl Chinn's papers ....Thank you .... John
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
hi aston lad although i have given loads away i still have quite a few old copies left so i will find some time to go through them for you..it is a long shot but you never know.. somewhere in the back of my mind i am thinking that i have seen this photo or maybe posted it on the forum and if i did it would most likely have been lost when the forum was hacked..but dont give up..fingers crossed..
:encouragement:
lyn
 
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ASTONITE

master brummie
The only picture that I can remember on the forum of the Pump tavern on the corner of Montague Street, was one taken inside, I would love to see this picture if it turns up, it would bring back lots of memories of my childhood.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
hello john on your behalf i contacted carl to see if he could help finding this photo..unfortunately to date he can not locate it but if it does turn up he will most certainly forward it onto me...so our search goes on..as said in my earlier post i will try and find some time to go through my old copies...here is carls reply...

lyn
Hello Lyn
I have made a full search of my data base (which has over 40,000 photos on
it) but unfortunately I have no trace of this particular photo; in fact I
have no photos at all for either Sutherland Street or Montague Street. Over
the last ten years I have made sure that I have copies of all the photos
that have appeared in my Birmingham Mail articles - and the overwhelming
number come either from my own archive or have been sent to me at the Mail
and have been passed ion to me for scanning and return. Before that many
photos for my articles were sent in by readers to the Mail but were scanned
at the Mail and although I was told about them and knew what they were about
I was never given copies. It is likely that photo could be one of those
photos. If ever I do come across such a photo I will let you know
immediately.

I am sorry that I cannot help john as I would so happily if I could.

Best wishes

Carl
 

aston lad

master brummie
Hi Lyn, Thank you very much for your help and for contacting Carl.....I knew its a long shot but you never know, someone may have had a copy, and please thank Carl for searching, I know what it is like to search through 40,000 + photo's....Thank you again John
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
john im only too happy to help..i also know what its like trawling though thousands of photos lol...i have already sent thanks to carl..like i said earlier dont give up just yet..

lyn
 

WendyB

knowlegable brummie
I have left another message regarding this subject on B,ham forum. I'm after an old photo which appears in one of Carl Chinns books. Our Brum Volume2. It's of Reginald Upson with his brothers bike. Corner of Webster and Parliament Streets, Aston. Behind him is my Nans old shop which later became my aunts Cissies shop. McHugh family. My mum has passed away now but she wrote her memoirs before leaving us and I'm putting together a small book for our family. I live in South Australia, was born in Aston 1951. I remember the old Aston well but my children have no idea what it was like. I'd really appreciate any.
 

aston lad

master brummie
Wendy I have that photo....I will sort it out as soon as I can ....Apart from this brilliant forum, John Houghton and myself have a facebook page dedicated to Aston.....its called, Astonbrook-through -Aston Manor, also John Houghton has a website of the same name....
 

WendyB

knowlegable brummie
Wendy I have that photo....I will sort it out as soon as I can ....Apart from this brilliant forum, John Houghton and myself have a facebook page dedicated to Aston.....its called, Astonbrook-through -Aston Manor, also John Houghton has a website of the same name....
Thank you, I'll have a look
 

Radiorails

master brummie
I think that photo is on BHF somewhere. If it is there could well be some information posted subsequently about it. If the name of the pub was known it could help.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
dont think so rob...the lamb tavern in that photo was a mitchells and butlers house...the photos i have show it as ansells unless of course they took overLadywood New Spring St Lamb Tavern B18.jpgBrookfields  Lamb Tavern Clissold St  (2).jpg
 
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aston lad

master brummie
John this is the only photo I can find in carls magazine.

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Hi Jim.....If its me you have posted this photo for , if so Thank you ...but its not the one....Lyn posted it sometime last year, the name of the pub was the Pump Taven, which was on the corner of Sutherland Street and Montague Street in Aston, it was taken in 1936, the baby in the photo is my aunt, who will be 84 in May this year....So thank you all again for searching for me but I am sure it was Lyn who posted it on here .....Aston - Lichfield Road - 1931.jpg
 
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