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Ryland Street

stars

master brummie
Here are some lost photos of Ryland Street i am Re-posting.



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These are two photo's of Joes Cafe in Ryland St. The colour one was taken in 1961.
Notice it looks like the same car on the right, but facing the other way. Also the big advert
over the door is different. So perhaps the B/W photo is the same year.



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Photo Courtesy D. Norton
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Regards Stars
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
brilliant pics stars..just look at the one with all the meat hanging...and in the midst of all that a mother and child in a pram by the looks of it...amaziing pic and you wouldnt get meat hanging in the street like that now would you....

thanks stars
lyn
 

stars

master brummie
Hi Lyn
Could you imagine opening up a shop these days and start hanging your meat out in the street. I got a feeling you may just recieve a visit from the public health. It's enough to
put you off your Sunday roast.

Stars
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
lol stars...i can well remember being taken shopping down lodge road (the flat) and seeing all the rabbits hanging up outside a corner shop....great pic though and shows us just how life used to be...actually its bought to mind another pic i think i have of a pub called the vampire..think it was in gt hampton st or it could have been gt hampton row..there was meat hanging in that one...will try and find it and post under pubs...


lyn
 
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Astonian

gone but not forgotten
hi journey man
thats quite true but go down stratford rd and it will open your eyes beleive me what used to be the irish communetity is now an asian quarter
and they have meats of alsorts cooking before your very eyes and hanging meats plus the regulation foot usage is ingored
they are virtulal blocking the pesterian foot pathe ; a couple of years ago they was a green grocer in the meadway shopping parade whom was prosecued for it
any way getting back to ryland street it was brillient and after the war years we searched the house and the old cellars for any war mobilia
and we took out the old window sash weight bombs to take to old man clarke in ledsam street just along the rd from there
and a couple of blocks further away from clarkies was good old hickmans fruit and veg in king edwards rd he had alsorts hanging out you name it he had it out hanging on hooks rabbits pheasants pigions fish of alsorts along with his fresh fish slabbs
but as you say its not allowed for us ; only for certain people i am afraid in my eyes ; i beleive there is going to be a red route bus service operating in the new year along that certain stretch so it will be intresting to se the out come ; ? astonian there will be no car parking i am afraid to say astonian
 

maggs

master brummie
They are super pics Lyn, as you say. I tell you what though, I bet that meat tasted a lot better than meat does today, even from todays butchers shops, let alone supermarkets. The meat we get today is enough to make us all turn vegetarian.
 

maggs

master brummie
Thank you Lyn, like your's too, what a little sweetie. In fact, it was only when I saw your's that I realized it was time to change mine. Love those pics of Ryland St, this was not too far from where I lived in Browning St at one time.
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
yes maggs i thought you lived not far from ryland st at one time..great pics stars..
 

nickcc101

master brummie
I spent 4 years walking or eventually driving up and down Ryland street from the middle of 1960 when I worked at Ryland garage. As a lad you would have to collect the sandwiches from the Cafe in the photo's, listening to the jukebox and the great smells were always the high point, the low point was not being able to afford one of the double decker sandwiches. Great photo's which brought back many happy memories.
 
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maggs

master brummie
I did indeed live in that area for a while Lyn, and I seem to remember a pub called 'The Horse Falls'. I often thought that was in Ryland St.
 

maggs

master brummie
Lovely pic Stars, as usual. I still have a mini identical to the one in the pic, and the same colour too 'Snowberry'.
 

sospiri

Ex-pat Brummie
Lyn,

The street name begins with W and the first shop is J.A.Turtle, Newsagent. Anyone with access to Midlands Historical Data or Ancestry Phone Books should be able to sort that!

Maurice
 

Radiorails

master brummie
I haven't a clue Lyn. But there are clues to the more astute who knew older parts, now swept away, of the city.
Cobbles suggest trams, at one time or another and maybe a junction as there appears to be a road name on one wall.
A J Tuttle might be known to someone. ;)
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
thanks alan and maurice...yes a few clues im sure someone will come up with the answer
 

aston lad

master brummie
Golden Hillock Road....Mr Turtle was at number 98....VICtoria 0816 was his phone number..... well that where he was in 1963....
 
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Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
hello aston lad hope you are well... that road or st sign looks to small to read golden hillock rd but it could just be the camera angle

lyn
 
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