Harborne, The Scarlet Pimpernel c.1960
Memories of Harborne
I was born over the butchers shop in Harborne Lane, my parents Harry and Gertrude Ludlow owned the shop. My mother kept the shop open all through the war years and I can remember marking off the meat ration books when I was about 10 years old. Not quite sure when rationing finished probably about 1952. I remember ...Read full memory
My dad Harry Kitchener Stacey worked part time as a bar man at the Duke. I remember coming on the bus from Bartly Green in the afternoons, sometimes after finishing his shift, dad would take me to the afternoon movies just around the corner.
I'm trying to locate a family from the Harborne Lane area, Selly Oak. I have very few details. The family name is Davies the father was Stan, I believe he had 2 sons. He had a sister or aunty called Betty, I think his mother was called Margaret and father Arthur. I believe they had a garage selling or repairing cars, ...Read full memory
I was born in 1939. I knew a girl who lived on Harborne Park Road next to the gully. My brother and I used to catch the bus on Harborne Park Road to go to Bournville School. My mother used to buy rabbits to make rabbit stew from the butcher on Harborne Park Road. I lived at 41 Woodleigh Avenue ...Read full memory