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maxwell bullivant

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I have just Stumbled up on this thread, and although i have no connection or real closeness to the subject matter, it makes me feel proud to be part of the "Forum Family" where people show their true Brumminess by giving of their time,thoughts and knowledge free and without any " edge " bless you. Max
 

pollypops

master brummie
It is good to "belong" to this forum :)
Tony, I am still looking for more pictures of Nazareth House but so far nothing has turned up. I am sure I will find some one day :)
 

Houchens Head

Ex child Brummie!
I have just Stumbled up on this thread, and although i have no connection or real closeness to the subject matter, it makes me feel proud to be part of the "Forum Family" where people show their true Brumminess by giving of their time,thoughts and knowledge free and without any " edge " bless you. Max
Hi Maxwell. Although I'm not a Brummie (I was born and mostly raised in Coventry), I have loads of affection for Brum.
 

kryzwicki

proper brummie kid
It is good to "belong" to this forum :)
Tony, I am still looking for more pictures of Nazareth House but so far nothing has turned up. I am sure I will find some one day :)
Hi Polly!

It's good to hear from you.I hope that you are well. Thanks for continuing to look for photos.

Take care,

Tony
 

maxine hughes

New Member
omg this brings bk memorries i always remember the big court yard it was the only place i used to c my brothers we used to play marles . i used to look out the fench which was really high and wised to get out off that hell hole . the nunswere so evil .
 

maxine hughes

New Member
hi tony benediction omg it so used to do my head inloads off hail marys and our fathers ifwe got caught talking we used to get a clip round the ear hole of with a bunch off keys was the nuns favourite.
 

kryzwicki

proper brummie kid
Hi Maxine,

Thanks for replying to my post.I had left Nazareth House seven years by 1968! I wonder if any of the nuns that were there when I was would still have been there when you were.Do you remember any of them? How long were you there?I have a few photos now but would still like a few more. They seem to be quite scarce. I am hoping that someone will read these threads and will produce a lot more!!! I was there for two spells in 1959 and 1961 some of my memories are quite vivid others a bit vague. I was so shocked when driving along Lickey Road to see that the huge building had vanished and that there was a new housing estate in its place.I hadn't been to Longbridge for many years.

Take care Maxine,

Regards,

Tony.
 

MaryMcSporran

New Member
Wow Fantastic photo! We were there from around 1979 to 1983 ish. I have also searched for a photo with no luck. You have a good memory Tony!

Mary
 

MaryMcSporran

New Member
Thanks MIke... I 'tweeked' them as best I could with what little I have on my puta... as they had really faded... its odd because I have other photos but mostly of the children at Cofton park.. all taken at the same time... yet they havent faded??... Yes the two on the swing are more or less the same.. only one was closer....

Glad you like them Tony and that you can see a 'bit' of the building in the back ground... I dont remember those Nuns names you mentioned .. Ohh forgot the photos were taken in 1978... March!! Iv written all the children's names on the back too!! Gosh I must have been organized back then!!... Another Sisters name I remember was Sister Magdolane.. (sp not sure) ...and yes the Nuns as far as I understood ran the old peoples home,

Glad you like the photos...
Angie xx

Hi Angie one of the boys looks like one of my brothers (they looked like twins) Michael or Duncan McSporran. You wouldn't happen to know if they are in your pictures?

Many thanks
Mary
 

kpm

Brummie babby
Hi all I've not been on one of these sites before but here goes anyway
I too was at nazi house lickey rd from 1963 until about 1972 along with my family I have some pics of us and some of the other boys. I will sort them and put them on here first chance I get. I dont have any fond memories from that hell hole but its a shame they pulled the old house down.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
hi kpm and a warm welcome to the forum...sorry that your time a nazareth house was not a good one but please post your photos as we would love to see them...

lyn
 

Houchens Head

Ex child Brummie!
Hi all I've not been on one of these sites before but here goes anyway
I too was at nazi house lickey rd from 1963 until about 1972 along with my family I have some pics of us and some of the other boys. I will sort them and put them on here first chance I get. I dont have any fond memories from that hell hole but its a shame they pulled the old house down.
We would DEFINATELY like to see some pics kpm! I don't think many people have pictures from the old place! The general concensus on the forum is that we all have BAD memories of Nazi House!
 

kpm

Brummie babby
Hi again I have managed to sort some pics 2 are from st james school 1 is from herne bay the rest are from nazi house. They are all inmates and not pics of the house. Although myself and my family are on most of them I dont recall any of these being taken. I hope some of you find these useful and would love to hear from anyone that recognises themselves or anyone else in the pics. [/ATTACH][/ATTACH][/ATTACH]
 

kpm

Brummie babby
Oh I made a bit of mess uploading pics (not tried this before) if anyone would like a single pic emailed to yourself let me know.
ken...
 

Houchens Head

Ex child Brummie!
https://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/newreply.php?do=newreply&p=396452


Hi have you looked at my pics yet? Im sure I have more but not sure where they are right now
Certainly have kpm! I to used to have some old pics, taken up in the playground area where the swings and "witches hat" roundabout used to be, but one of my sisters has them and I a'int seen them for 20 or more years. Could even be dead for all I know! We were never given a chance to "bond" as siblings so I blame the system yet again!
 

maxine hughes

New Member
kpm these pics bring bk memories i still cant get round how mothers cud put there own kids into homes giving us a child hood from hell . some of the kids r young i was even younger i was two wen i was put into nazi house along with my brothers and sisters.. how old were u ? good to spk hope to here from u soon maxine x
 

kpm

Brummie babby
Hi Maxine, Thanks for the reply I was 4 years old when I went in there my youngest bro would have been just 2 years old. That was in 1963 I think. When was you there? Do you recognise anyone from my pics at all? xx
 
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