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Memories of Rugeley

Harpers Tailors And Outfitters

I understand that my great uncle John Henry Harper had a tailors and outfitters business at 17 Lower Brook st in 1901 until unknown date. Does anyone have any knowledge of this business or what business operated from this address since then. Woul love to hear. Rosemary Holden (nee Harper)

A memory of Rugeley by Rosemary Holden

Growing Up On St Michaels Estate, Brereton

I would love to hear from anyone who lived on St Michaels in the 50's and 60's. We lived on the big green at 45. We had a large horse chestnut in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Gill Jenkins

Rugeley Past

I was born in Rugeley. I first lived in Green Lane near the corner of Hageley Road. The old houses have been demolished, there is town houses now on the site. I then moved to Attlee ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Colin Minshall

George Masons Employees

My dad informs me that my grandad ran George Mason's in Rugeley for many years. His name was Thomas Parsons and he lived in a large house with my nan, Lillian along the ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Rich Parsons

Jackhills Toyshop

I have great memories of Jackhills toyshop on the Horsefair in the seventies. I used to love going in there and it was the first stop to spend birthday or Christmas money, (usually ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Vicky Witton

Rugeley

I'm doing research on Rugeley. I'm wondering does anyone have memories of Green Lane Farm? It was sold in 1960. I recently read that you could walk across the fields to Etching Hill from ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Carol Arnall

The Parrot, The Monkey And Tennis On The Lawn

My mother was sent away to boarding school in 1921, when she was eight years old. For various reasons, she could not go home (to Cardiff) during the ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Henrietta Edwards

Anyone Know??

I visited Rugeley only once, with a fellow solder named Jimmy Ball who lived on Cross Roads. That was in 1950. I lost touch with him, but have some great memories of my two-day visit to that lovely town with its fine people. Anyone know the Ball family, please? Thanks. Jac Mills.

A memory of Rugeley by Jac Mills

Bicycle Storage

I was born and lived at Longdon Green. I started work at West Cannock Colliery No.5 in 1951. I used to cycle to Rugeley every morning and store my bicycle in Jack Hill's shop doorway ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Carl Linney

Pear Tree Estate

My family (the Millers) lived in Hillary Crest on the Pear Tree Estate. Dad, Bill, was an electrician in the mine (possibly Coppice). He also had a 2nd job at the Pub at the ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Sue Slatcher

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