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About TimeBandit52

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  • Birthday 12/11/1952

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  1. The woman who ran the place (not the owner) was known by all as "auntie" think A Connie Evans also worked there but can't remember the two Mentioned.
  2. Pashleys on Chesterfield Rd. With a bit of crackle on run by Jessie Pashley.
  3. Brooks paper shop at the bottom of Well Rd. 1 shilling a round and 1/6 for the green uns. Up well to Sturge and Boynton to St Andrews church and back a different way.
  4. I was informed that they were taken out of service because the law at the time said that passengers were not allowed to travel in an articulated vehicle.
  5. Remember Brian he used to sharpen the cylinder from my lawn mower in exchange for a few welding favours. RIP mate.
  6. Just got back to Hinckley from a trip to Loxley cemetry to place some flowers on my wife's Grandparents grave. The flowers are back with us as we could not get to the grave as it is impassable with five foot high brambles and weeds. No one can visit loved ones there as you can't get to them. Any one else had a similar experience. ?
  7. Anyone who is a driver should avoid Sheffield like the plague. The bus and tram lanes alone are a nightmare. I would not like to come back, I couldn't afford the penalties.
  8. Sorry. As we used to sing around the camp fire" you will never get to heaven in Ivers car, cause Ivers cat won't go that far". Do you also remember mr Gillmore.
  9. Hi Duffems, I was also in 74th Oak St , I found outlast week on a Facebook group " Heeley past and present" that Ivan Huchinson cub leader had died some years ago, worth a look.
  10. Went to the College of FE next door and Mr Wardle was principle there ,it's got to be the same guy?
  11. Loved tiger nuts , haven't seen them for long enough but think they are now more common for Carp fishing bait. Such a waste !
  12. Anyone old enough to remember any Downing family from Clun st. then onto Gower st. The dates would be from1880s to around 1930s. .?
  13. Moirahyde. Thanks for the info ,I now know more about Tom and Alice than ever before as my mum never hit it it off with my Gran / her mother in law. Where did you get all this info and where can I look for more as my tree stops on that side with my dad. ---------- Post added 28-01-2018 at 22:48 ---------- Hi Lucy thanks for the reply but John never had daughters only two sons however im shure there must be a distant connection somewhere. David.
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