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Mansel Road, St Benedicts Road & Whitmore Road 1960-1969

Michael6/59

New Member
If anyone went to the school or lived in Whitmore Road, off the Coventry Road drop me a line. Ta!
To add a little more detail...... I lived at the top of St Benedicts Road near St Benedicts CofE Church and used to run around with Christopher Shelley. Our family moved to Whitmore Road around 1967 and my parents run the Bordesley Labour Club, from 1967 until 1969. Whilst there I meet a girl...... (both of us aged about 9!) her parents owned a Greek/Cypriot Restaurant on the Coventry Road near the Whitmore Road junction, I can't recall her family name but her first name was Fullah.... I think thats the spelling.... she was my first girlfriend! My family left Whitmore Road in August 1969 and moved to live in Northern Ireland where they were originally from
 

acklam19

master brummie
Hi Michael. I lived in St Benidicts Rd from 1963 to 1976 but the Cov end No 3. I was a member of the Bordesley Labour club for about 15 years, the steward in those days was Alan Green and his wife, the chairman was Jack Danter the father of my best friend Alan I have many happy memories of the club from dancing around the the snooker tables in the old days to the building of the New concert room.
Regards Acklam19
 

Michael6/59

New Member
Hi Michael. I lived in St Benidicts Rd from 1963 to 1976 but the Cov end No 3. I was a member of the Bordesley Labour club for about 15 years, the steward in those days was Alan Green and his wife, the chairman was Jack Danter the father of my best friend Alan I have many happy memories of the club from dancing around the the snooker tables in the old days to the building of the New concert room.
Regards Acklam19
My parents William and Evelyn Redmond run the club for about two years from 1967-1969 before moving the whole family back to NI where they were originally from...... I remember the snooker tables ......... If I remember correctly about 4? I used to play on them when the club closed in the afternoon on a Sunday..... I also remember the dart room which I think was upstairs......?
 

Michael6/59

New Member
Incidentally when we lived there it was in the house beside the club, they were in the process of starting to build the new club when we left.......... I also remember there was a cafe for motor bikers (Hells Angels?) on the Coventry Road just around the corner from the Whitmore Road.
 
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