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Shops Muntz st/The Cov

berniew

master brummie
Hi Pat your probably right but I thought the fire was in a furniture come electrical shop next to Littlewoods , Dale Forty or Cavendish Woodhouse but I'm often wrong . Thanks for the info on the terraces in Greenway Street Bernie
 

mikejee

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Nick
I think this is what you want

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Phil

Gone, but not forgotten.
It was Littlewood's that was burnt out in a fire and the shop next door was Dale Forte, the event occurred in 1980.
 

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brummie nick

master brummie
Nick
I think this is what you want

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Thanks Mike, when I was a 'nipper' we called it the 'haunted house' big old place, it had a tower you could climb and see all over the area, someone told us the chap that owned it was the one that later built all the houses round there, and by going up the tower could keep his eye on what the builders were doing.
Nick
 

patb

master brummie
Hi Berniew
I think we were both right about the fire I didn't remember Dale Forte next door , but I don't think 1980 was the right year it was definatley 1959/60. I remember watchin the fire & it was before I got married in 1961.

Pat
 

bhatti

master brummie
yes i remember that and they had a rabbit hanging outside.please please if any one has photos please post.there was garage there on opposite side in on corner of muntz st and somerville until late 70s to 80s if im not mistaken
 

maggs

master brummie
My brother and sister in law owned the newsagent shop in Muntz St., almost opposite Somerville Road. They didn't live on the premises though. This would be 1970 to 1973. Does anyone remember them?
 

briano

New Member
I had family living at 106 Muntz Street - does anyone have photos or maps of the area showing that property please?
I lived at 107 Muntz st late 1960's early 1970's, I was 15 our nextdoor neighbour was a Mrs Atchinson, the bus stop was across the road from our house, but unfortunatly no pictures.
 

Phil

Gone, but not forgotten.
I have once again replaced my images to posts, #3, #10, #23. & #29 on this thread. As I said the last time I cannot say that these are the original photos that I posted, but I have done my best to be as accurate as possible.
 
Morning,
I have stumbled across this post whilst trying to learn some more information about Muntz Street. I have been researching my family tree for a while now and my 3 x great uncle Arthur Pinchess had a fish and chip shop at 15 Muntz St. He is on the 1911 census as being there with his wife and son, Arthur George who takes over the shop in the 30's. Does anybody have any photographs of this area or of the chip shop at all? Thank you.
 

jackie.pallo

New Member
Does anyone remember the name of the Old Church & Sunday school that sat between the Coventry road & Wright Street, just up from the junction of Muntz st & Coventry road past the pub. It was demolished along with my Grandma's house 104 Wright street in the late 60's early 70's to make way for a retail development, I think Brierleys was the supermarket. My Great Grandfather was a caretaker there & my Family lived in & around Wright Street before, during & after the war name of Wood. A family called Bluck lived next door I think maybe Janet was one of the children would be in her 70's now ?? I have been trying to find photos online so if you have any to post they would be appreciated.
 

Spargone

master brummie
Does anyone remember the name of the Old Church & Sunday school that sat between the Coventry road & Wright Street, just up from the junction of Muntz st & Coventry road past the pub..
This one? A Congregationalists and Independents church?

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