Bradley, Bilston And Stowlawn - a Memory of Tipton.

I managed to enter the world in Lord Street, West Bradley, 1944. I attended St Martins and earliest I can remember lived in a prefab in Moxley (Castleview Road). After St Martins I attended Stonefield school. Moved to Wolseley Road about 1952-3 - I believe the prefabs were then knocked down. Yes I remember playing in the fields before the college was built. Also taking a short (?) cut across the fields over rusty brook turning left up Stow Heath Lane up to Ward Street and learning to dance at a wooden hut behind what is now Shemar Foodstore and and a naughty pint in the pub opposite, I think I was 16 maybe 17 at the time. Also used the path when I worked at Manders Paints late 59 early 60's.

As the song goes " Those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end "

A memory shared by Keith Bouckley on Apr 7th, 2013. Send Keith Bouckley a message

 Comments & Feedback

Be the first to comment on this Memory! Starting a conversation is a great way to share, and get involved! Why not give some feedback on this Memory, add your own recollections, or ask questions below.

Add your comment

You must be signed-in to your Frith account to post a comment.

or Register to post a Comment.

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history and people?

This week's Places

Here are some of the places people are talking about in our Share Your Memories community this week:

...and hundreds more! Enjoy browsing more recent contributions now.