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raymondo1952

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  1. There were White cardinal cream and red cardinal cream what people used for their window sill and door step
  2. Remember Nibits very well Often wondered why they stopped making them They tried with Care Bears to take over Nibbits not the same
  3. My first car was a Triumph Herald the coulour was mauve and white 2tone
  4. Yes I went to Huntsman Garden School so did my brothers and sisters Remember infant teachers Miss Ward. Miss Scholy Headmistress Miss Hoyal Mr Draper in the juniors great school
  5. I used to live on Baggley Road years back my neighbor were Roy Cashin think he had 2 children used to work with him
  6. I knew a Carol Humphreys and her sister allso knew Jon Kissack I hung around carbrook when I was 17 Iam 68 now how time flys
  7. Let's hope the government takes note about panick bying and bring in new rules holding shops responsible who are after a quick buck It's the shops that should clamp down limiting goods
  8. Even tho the place i used to live on Brinsworth Steet is a pile of bricks it still holds memories for me when I drive past it or see photos of it good memories
  9. New box of Always dippers super night large 18 in a box £10
  10. The company I work for if they were short of workers on a morning shift 6 to 2 they sent a utility man round to people's houses to knock you up by throwing little stones at the bedroom window to ask you if you want to work that shift it was called a double one
  11. When I was younger the corner shop was where you got things on tick or on strap Another foam of get it now pay at end of week when you got paid
  12. I remember Albert Hartley so will a lot more people
  13. Hi Mick remember name sure he was at Johns funeral John Cartilage knew Fred , Glasby, big lad stopper man some characters worked in that shop The grinding of billets was done in the corner of the shop there was another lad work there quiet spoken fetched his kids up can never remember his name remember Casson and Jack Acaster singing Melter
  14. OkMick yes your John married a girl who lived near our family she one of a twin My family knew here family well Dad was called Graham and mother Shirley both used to be HGV drivers self employed
  15. Hi Mick yes Steve. Did some work on site when it shut down after that he went hod carrying .he worked with us Ducker ,most of lad got jobs We all realise now what a good place to work Brown Baileys The last firm I worked for thought we gone back 50yr
  16. Yes your Wright we are all getting on I stopped on at brown Baileys work for mergsound burning Union man Ramage set it up then went to work for London Scandinavia at Rotherham spent 23yr there did 13yr at Brown Baileys then in between went wrecking on power stations hardly ever out of work now I had to take early retirement
  17. Hi Mick Steve been a bit rough and Iam rough on oxegen 24 /7 but got to keep going All them years working in **** at different companies where health and safety were not a issue
  18. Ok Mick yes last saw lads at John Davis funeral still keep in touch with Steve Loftus Still I live on littledale how are you and your John keeping
  19. Sooty here yes worked on most cranes including swing grinders and big casting crane charging and stripping cranes has a utility driver we drove cranes all over Brown Baileys Ron ILey worked on casting crane
  20. John Davis and brother Harry past away Remember Claud crane driver West Indian. Ron ILey on casting cane
  21. Yes John Davis was crane driver there you was your brother called John I worked in mills then went crane driving that was utility driver All lads use to go clubbing on a Friday night Remember Loftus / Daives/Tosh I worked all over Brown Baileys for 13 yr
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