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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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« 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


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« Reply #1289 on: April 14, 2020, 02:17:14 PM »
Very interesting message thread to read through


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Re: Then & Now
« Reply #1290 on: May 09, 2020, 08:57:38 PM »
Looking down the High Street from Erdington Village Green.

My Name is andrew Purcell aka andrewpurcellmusic founder of erdingtonsound
I am a solo musician and also a Member of The Nigel Purcell Trio
I have seen this post of "Village green and the high street" and the question is....(Drum roll) Is the older picture copyrighted? if latest album cover, If it is, who owns the copyright? because I would dearly love to use it as an album cover. I am only interested in the older photo...If this exists on its own, could I download it?

Andrew Purcell pp Nigel Ratcliffe