Author Topic: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.  (Read 1299235 times)

GardenGerald

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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3938 on: January 01, 2020, 02:56:14 PM »
Hello Fashionz
Victor Turton was a Birmingham City councillor I believe. Am I right Ed.
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« Reply #3939 on: January 01, 2020, 04:29:52 PM »
Your sure right Gerald.When he stood for MP in the 50s we would shout VOTE VOTE VOTE for Victor TURTON on the back of a Lorry
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« Reply #3940 on: January 01, 2020, 05:09:33 PM »
Victor Turton, was elected brums first Liberal M P
I voted for him purely on the grounds of the tremendous
Work he did as a councillor in the ward
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3941 on: January 02, 2020, 05:50:19 PM »
What year was that Whitty.This was before 1949 when we moved house
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« Reply #3942 on: January 02, 2020, 07:01:17 PM »
Ed , apologies I've looked on Google a mix up it was Wallice Lawler
First Liberal for years to be elected for Ladywood that included Nechells  O0
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3943 on: January 02, 2020, 07:02:09 PM »
Early 60s
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3944 on: January 02, 2020, 09:21:47 PM »
Thanks,Wondered if there had been a mix up
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3945 on: January 13, 2020, 05:43:10 PM »
Les,my uncle Horace Round who lived at 191 Inker man St opened rtcCrisps in Saltley Rd in the 50s almost next to the Pub in Cato Street & another Uncle had had the fruit shop on the opposite corner.I worked for him in my school holidays and Saturdays with my father who fried the crisps & Scratchings.
i worked in Devon st as a apprentice and on the way home i would get some bags of crisps from there.
what happend to the company
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« Reply #3946 on: January 14, 2020, 07:46:33 PM »
Still going very stronge mwOnjm.
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Re: Nechells, Vauxhall, Duddeston & Saltley, 40's, 50's & 60's.
« Reply #3947 on: January 14, 2020, 07:48:54 PM »
Ed , what does the last word mean
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