Mum said she was 2 weeks overdue and it was the worst winter, and all she could think of was to go for a walk up the steps of the Lickey Hills hoping that would bring me into the world! Don't blame me for wanting to keep warm in her womb as long as I could! Re: Selly Oak village, Burton's snooker hall - I will ask ...Read full memory
Hi I see people put their memories on Bournbrook comments, if anyone is interested on Facebook there is a Group called Vintage Selly Oak which is excellent, has many photos on there of Bournbrook/Selly Oak, and lots of lovely memories, just thought it might be interesting to people who look up Bournrook
I was born at 41 Woodleigh Avenue just about opposite the Gully that I walked through every day with my brother to catch the bus to Bournville school. I remember the war years, our house getting bombed while we were in the shelter at the end of the back garden. I remember being evacuated after that. I remember ...Read full memory
My great-great-grandfather was CHARLES RONE CLARKE born 6 March 1837 at 13 Court, Smallbrook Street, Birmingham. He was a master woodturner and sixth great-grandson of Henry Clarke. He married my great-great-grandmother EMMA SOPHIA BABBINGTON, born 11th September 1841 ...Read full memory
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