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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #1287 on: December 12, 2019, 10:15:15 AM »
Joseph Lucas:
And to think he started as a jobless father of six selling paraffin oil for lamps from a handcart around the streets of Hockley.

And certain Mr W Canning gave him the money to start him off.
Walked past and visited  Lucas Formans Rd  more times than I cam remember. There was of course a Diecasting Foundry on the same site plus Lucas Transport. Did 31 years for Lucas.
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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #1288 on: January 16, 2020, 06:19:19 PM »
Hi phil then & now very good to see, not been on here for a while doing  my ancestry looked at moms wedding certificate 1941 married st. catherines of siena it says they lived at 46 bristol road edgbaston i am trying to find ware abouts that was i wonder if you could help. martin