Bromsgrove, High Street 1949

Memories of Bromsgrove, High Street 1949


Whilst waiting for the 144 to come in i was playing a game of darts when a gentleman asked if i wanted a game.I said yes and we proceeded to play.Needless to say my opponent blew me off the board.When i enquired after his name he said ,Johnny Venn and he played for the Argus team

This was one of the hotels/public houses owned by Mr.& Mrs. R.J.Gillman; they were my grandparents. My parents visited them taking me with them. My cousin Clive and I went exploring, oh boy! my finger slipped threw the wallpaper in one of the bedrooms, so Clive and I traced it round and found hidden behind the (...Read full memory)

Had many enjoyable pints in the Coach and Horses whilst waiting for the bus to the Winter Gardens on Saturday nights.

I was a student nurse and The Hop Pole pub opposite All Saints Church was known as Ward 16. Liz Banks nee Earle

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