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Peg Monkey

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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #77 on: March 22, 2020, 02:05:05 PM »
In the 50s there was a heavy vehicle breakers yard at the Hockley Brook end of Farm St, I was about 9 at the time and looking for a steering wheel for my go-cart but they had got nothing smaller than one for a bus, I didn't like to refuse the free gift but it dwarfed my cart and I returned later and threw it over the wall. I guess the yard is long gone.
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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #78 on: April 21, 2020, 08:40:57 PM »
Heaton Street: Named after Ralph Heaton, Birmingham Industrialist, founder of Heaton's Mint, which became The Birmingham Mint (Icknield Street) Link:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_Mint
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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #79 on: July 19, 2020, 03:16:09 PM »
Older and wiser.......

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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #80 on: September 23, 2020, 12:21:48 PM »
Hi there ... New to this Forum as of today. My grandparents lived in Heaton Street. I think we may be related. I had an Aunty Maud and Aunty Cissy ... Ring any bells? I really hope so. Many thanks.

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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #81 on: September 27, 2020, 11:09:57 PM »
Thank you ... I am looking forward to learning more about the place where I was born.

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Re: Heaton Street, Hockley
« Reply #82 on: October 20, 2020, 10:28:18 PM »
Alan please get in touch. Would love to catch up with you.