Bilston, Hickman Park c.1965
Memories of Bilston, Hickman Park c1965
I loved my school days at Stonefield School.when it was girls.then boys arrived and that made a lot of difference,fun none the less. I can still remember the school song that we had to learn when we first started.in fact I often sing it to myself.i know the anthem of our school better than the national anthem.i have found a place called Bradley archives its brilliant and it had some pictures of my school it's amazing how happy it made me.
Hickman Park bring back memories of the flower show which took place in August with large marquees full of floral displays. There was show jumping in the centre of the park. There were concrete steps here which I managed to fall down and knock my front teeth out. On a lighter note I had my wedding photos taken here in July 1979 as I was married at All Saints Moxley which has no outside space.
Memories of Bilston
I owned the Ford Anglia 105E parked on the road outside the church in the bottom left hand corner of the photograph. I rang the bells at the church and usually parked in that place. The car, Harry Potter blue, registration ADH 532B, was sold to pay the solicitors fees on our first home in Wellington. I have many happy ...Read full memory
I was born in Bilston at my granny's house although we moved to Tipton when I was 6 but I spent most of my life around the area and have fond memories of Bilston market (the old one), it was magical when I was small. I was born in Moxley, my granny's house was behind the Quasi Arc factory (not sure of the spelling), it became the ...Read full memory
Many years ago, about 1951, us children myself and my brothers and our friends used to play on the fields where now Bilston Colledge is situated off the Wellington Roa in Bilston. We had such fun playing on those fields, running up and down the bonks, as us Bilstonians would say, and also jumping the rusty ...Read full memory
My name is Pauline Powell, my maiden name was Bromley. Where I lived on the corner of Moseley Road in Bilston there was a farm on the corner of the road called Dickie Bevan's farm, can anybody remember it? Us kids used to have fun there. I was one of four children and I have fond memories of St Leonard's, me ...Read full memory