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I attended St Peters from 1941 to 1951 and was school captain in my final year. The headmaster at the time was Mr.Braddock. Mrs Lewis took the top class. I also remember Mr Coulter { took sports} Mr . Clements { music } . On leaving primary to go up to " the big school " one pupil was awarded the "MANNERS CUP " for (...Read full memory)

We lived directly opposite the Royalty cinema so I just lifted the net curtain to see what was on. Next door was Miss Corbet and then the Co-op where we did our shopping. I loved watching them cut the cheese and weigh the sugar and send the cash on the overhead wire system to the lady in the cash box. Tuesdays and (...Read full memory)

I went to St Peters School fron 1952 to 1957. I love my time there. I remember the toilets in the back play ground. I also remember the school dinners they were great and cooked fresh each day. We went to St Peters church for all of the main services and my favourite was Harvest festival when we had to take our offerings to the (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)

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