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bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« on: March 30, 2010, 05:28:13 PM »
Hello to all,
I am trying to put together a map of where i used to live as a child in the early 1960 , I used to live half way down ballegrave road just down from a pub,
I am looking for any names of shops /pubs/factorys and names of people.  if you have any memories of this i would be very greatfull.
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2010, 05:58:59 PM »
Hello knocker,

One of our city's greatest and best thought of representatives was your near neighbour. 

Percy Shurmer was our MP during your period in Belgrave Road, and he lived on the RH side going down from Moseley Rd.  I'm told that there is a plaque saying that he ''lived' there, or perhaps nearby.  An awful disgrace that he has not yet been much better commemorated by a city that he led to a few 'firsts'.

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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2010, 06:04:29 PM »
Hi again knocker,

There was a lad called (An)tony Quittenden who also lived on the RH side - he'd be about 68-69 now.

I knew nothing else about him - it was just his unusual surname that stayed in the depths beyond the reach of Uncle Alzy ;D

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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2010, 09:29:32 PM »
Hi Knocker
 
If you are talking about the pub on the corner of Moseley Rd then that was the Belgrave. One of my old locals. I drank in there in the early to mid 60's.
 
I had a mate Called Graham Barltlam who used the Belgrave he lived just down the hill on Belgrave Rd just on the left hand side of the road up a back court.I suppose in the mid 60's he would have been about 25.
 
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2010, 07:40:06 PM »
Hi Knocker
 
Here is a bit of a hand drawn map with some names and shops from Belgrave Rd. A little earlier than you wanted it's from the 1930's but it might be of some help. Families stayed in one place for a long time back then. I can't remember where I got it from it may even been off here.
 
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2010, 07:56:32 PM »
hi phil a good map but with my eyes its hard to read roy
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2010, 08:25:09 PM »
Roy
 
I know but with the upload allowance of 80k it's hard to get it much better. I'll see what I can do.
 
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2010, 08:42:11 PM »
Roy
 
I've managed to make it a little bigger, but if you still can't read it then copy it to your photo file and enlarge it.
 
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2010, 08:45:18 PM »
hi Phil i did that i put it in paint shop but it blurs to much when i try to blow it up to read it Roy
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2010, 09:23:08 PM »
Roy
 
All I can suggest is that you pm me an email address and I will send you a copy of the original. But it's a low resolution scan anyway but you might have better luck.
 
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Re: bellgrave road late 1950/1960
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2010, 07:03:19 PM »
Knocker
 
A few more photos of Belgrave Rd for you, sorry they are nearly all pubs. But they are my favourite buildings.
 
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