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maribar

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Re: Yardley wood school
« Reply #55 on: October 13, 2017, 03:15:25 PM »
Hi Susan, I do remember Mrs Smith from my time as a paper boy for Hands newsagents on Ravenshill Rd, amazed she still worked there for so many years as I stopped being a paper boy in 1958!!She was a lovely lady, helped the Hands settle in when the first bought the shop from the Masons, Mr Hands had,nt got a clue at first!!I,ve looked at the shops on Google, what a sorry state they are in eh? Barry(Basher) Reynolds.

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« Reply #56 on: October 13, 2017, 04:05:04 PM »
Hi maribar & SMB

Perhaps 1955 when this photo was taken was a little before the times you describe, but I don't think there would have been any major changes.
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maribar

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« Reply #57 on: October 13, 2017, 04:12:02 PM »
Thanks for the pic Phil, took me back to being  12 years old again, just as I remember the block of shops!!Maribar.

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« Reply #58 on: October 13, 2017, 04:19:38 PM »
Hi maribar & SMB

Perhaps 1955 when this photo was taken was a little before the times you describe, but I don't think there would have been any major changes.
First shop--Whettons Post office,Chemists,Hortons News agent,Eyles butchers,Chip shop,And lastly-Dodds greengrocers....KC.

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« Reply #59 on: October 13, 2017, 04:24:28 PM »
almost right buddy, Whettons, Phazeys(chemist) Hortons then Hands(paper shop) Eyres(butchers) Collins then George(fish shop) then Dodds. I,m only on here just now as it,s too hot outside, in the 40, s and no wind, sorry to rub it in!!

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« Reply #60 on: October 13, 2017, 04:38:56 PM »
This is the 1955 listing from Kelly's Trade Directory, the same year as the photo.

85 Dodds Albt. greengro
87 Colling A. J. fried fish dlr
89 Eyre Ernest A. butcher
91 Horton Arth. E. S. newsagent
93 Phazey H. T. Ltd.chemists
95 Whetton Victor L. grocer
95 YARDLEY WOOD SUBPOST & M. 0. Office
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Des Gardner

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« Reply #61 on: May 11, 2018, 07:59:27 AM »
Hi Everybody.......Des Gardner Yardley Wood Secondary Modern Boys School......!954-58........

Keith c mace.

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« Reply #62 on: May 11, 2018, 08:17:07 AM »

Hi Des,still above ground then?  Good to see you on this forum...Not many that I recognise from our year yet,just Basher Reynolds and John Kettle so far....KC.


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« Reply #63 on: May 16, 2018, 08:03:19 PM »
Hi Des,still above ground then?  Good to see you on this forum...Not many that I recognise from our year yet,just Basher Reynolds and John Kettle so far....KC.


Hi Keith, Alls well here, I have known about this forum for some time but I have just decided to join!.....you probably know slightly different people to me from Yardley Wood SMBS... you being an A class man and I being a B class man.........best wishes Des