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Variety in the Park by Tony Freer (Member 10259893) on 10-Feb-2015

On June 13 1964, the was a concert in Southall Park called Variety in the Park, which was written up in the Southall Gazette newspaper.
Any idea how I can find out who wrote the article or who the photographer may have been. I realize this is pretty remote, but any info appreciated.
Tony

  
  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    ealing library has all newspapers...will have yours..year etc..pages....and on microfilm there..librarian mr oates and assistant all info there..ealing broadway open daily..

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    wrote article on page if puts photographer too..images pages at ealing library 1964.......gazette office was uxbridge moved yr ago to Watford...gazette info...at office...

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Feb-2015
    in google the gazette....slight changes over yrs...ealing library would know....says 1964..southall edition.middlesex county times..for southall.......1964

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Tony Freer (Member 10259893) on 12-Feb-2015
    Thanks for all of your replies. Would you know email address for the library/contact who may be able to help me. Tony

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Feb-2015
    jonathon oates librarian..ealing broadway public library ealing w5.....tel number in google open daily ..probably charge little bit look up//or and photocopy post to you...email might be in google..local history dept librarian...

  • Re: Variety in the Park by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Feb-2015
    they do it after money from you and when they can make time...online..ancestry pay member have uk newspaper library on line..to use..fee cost....local papers as well...

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contact by roycouch (Member 10232168) on 21-Jan-2015
Just to let you all jnow, I am still alive and kicking, nearly 86 now. I left Dormers Wells in 1944 and started work straight away making something secret for the war effort. Best wishes to you all for 2015.   
  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 21-Jan-2015
    Wishing you a healthy, happy and peaceful New Year Roy. You should come on to Facebook now as many of us are on here, plus there are some wonderful photographs of byegone days, especially the times you remember.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Jan-2015
    happy new yr roy.......we are all on facebook now...many there from local areas...local yrs schools etc memories...if you can join...get to member ....then put in colin harris Greenford grammar southall he will join you...today William Henley..put on birth cert .photos etc ..his gt gran southall canalside ellen couch born 1890 ish..parents there..William of brent rd near canal..all enjoyed your ph... more >>

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Jan-2015
    his gt aunt Nellie 1898..canalside..couch dad William john gas works engine driver...mum was ellen Elizabeth hancock before wed...let us know birth time roy for happy 86 we all wish you..heartily...you can say what secret 1944/5 war work is now ..roy..lots armoured vehicles work local etc..munitions..gt job..yours Harold photo pub darts winners..gt photo..southall..and uncle couch photo.big thankyou..

  • Re: contact by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Jan-2015
    Yes Roy, I had reservations about going on the other (Southall Facebook)site but it is MUCH better. Nearly everyone has moved across to it now.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Jan-2015
    roy....if you can get family to help..you..can be easy once you get used to it..best wishes

  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 28-Jan-2015
    ROY COUCH The two Facebook sites that we are all on are "Are you an old face from Southall" and "Are you a old face from Southall". Good luck.

  • Re: contact by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Feb-2015
    There is a new member called John who has just joined this site and wants to contact anyone who lived or grew up in Greenford. He is a bit further down this site.

  • Re: contact by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Feb-2015
    if need admin name..several or message colin harris...brentside huge and revamp now in streetview..in google...so you south side western ava now huge flyover..grrenford shops memoirs..hanwell and also .Greenford ..fb..photos memories..sites also...cinema now Tesco..

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Dormer Wells School by Sylvia (Member 10298521) on 3-Jan-2015
Hi, I've just found this website.
I used to live in the prefabs on the Golf Link Estate then in Telford Rd.
My name was then Sylvia Haynes, I would love to make contact with any of my old school friends neighbours etc
  
  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    lots us lived by knew telford etc well...all yrs back...but in the last yr most have gone across to facebook site southall....lots lots lovely members all yrs...all photos telford etc,,southall photos all memories comments .daily..several yrs now.look forward to all replies to you..all memories..give you nice photo memories also....facebook..easy..in google..join...member colin harris..bring him u... more >>

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    some that are on facebook are,,,Sylvia,,Welch,,,,Sylvia Wilson ,,Searle ,,Haynes,,,both of dormers wells school southall

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Jan-2015
    several of us lived prefabs,,,,Johnson lady lived telford rd,,then onto northcote ave,,..row of shops green mound by telford etc,,loads of us went dormers around your yrs,,

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by jean p.smith (Member 10298465) on 8-Jan-2015
    I went to dormers wells 49 to 55, my name was Jean Austin and I lived at 168 North Road, opposite the almshouses, near a little shop called Mrs Broads where she sold 1p drinks. Left southall in1960, I undeestand Dormers wells has been pulled down that we knew and now rebuilt opening up in allenby road love to hear from anyone who remembers me, jean hill, doreen haigh. best wishes for 2015 everyone

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    Doreen went isle wight with mum long time ago,.think mum gone now but Doreen retired active lots committees etc isle..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    1949 age 11,,,born 1938..my cousins were..mike braden born 1928 lived over by you went to dormers and north rd school..mike on site here..we lived west ave across rd by plough pub..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    this site started 1999...not been used by most many long time now.....most people our yrs nostalgia,,,,use facebook.well over 5yrs now...

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    this site started 1999...not been used by most many long time now.....most people our yrs nostalgia,,,,use facebook.well over 5yrs now...

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    Johnson haigh mayor 1958 of top north rd plane crash

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    chris dylis carol myself etc all dormers 50s 60s,,chris family shop north rd near you

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    we all use facebook excellent protected monitored site nice people..join fb...then type colin harris Greenford grammar ..in and message him,,he joins you..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    many used friends reunited school etc site..and continue now on fb....photos daily chat memories nostalgia,,type your friends in see if they are members,,

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    yes old dormers demolished new glass there .1400 students.6th form etc....we have been doing memories 50s north rd ,,photos maps..the old gentry house the shrubbery hse,,,do you remember it...north rd..near shrubbery rd and grove terrace..let us know if not ok fb..we can sort something..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Jan-2015
    just saw you said almshse shops.,,oh some were down by north rd the green shops...but dilys used your shops,,she of near Allendale rd..jean hill will see if she is on fb..

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by thompson (Member 10241148) on 19-Jan-2015
    I was at a family reunion on Saturday and my brother in law informed me that he looks at this site and the facebook site too

  • Re: Dormer Wells School by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 19-Jan-2015
    good ..there .are two..southall.fb..sites..colin harris would join you both to ..are you..an..old face southall...comments from all our people here at knowhere..and photos etc...we put on your family swimming club etc..and Greenford ave ..ve day street party on there...nice nostalgia chat..

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Xmas Shops by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 21-Dec-2014
At this time of year I think back to my happiest days, well when I was between 7 -12. There was a shop, which to me was a toy shop as upstairs were trains, scalextric airfix kits etc. This shop stood where the Wick store was when I left Southall in 1972.
So please put me out of my misery and remind me of the name.
  
  • Re: Xmas Shops by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Dec-2014
    some toy shop,,,models...scalectric,,etc..south side high st uxbridge rd,,,50s etc yrs..

  • Re: Xmas Shops by john (Member 10299009) on 3-Feb-2015
    I know i am a little late, to wish everyone a merry christmas, how about a happy well into the new year.
    I have only just become a member and i am feeling my way around. To get a start i have been reading some of your messages with their warmth of nostalger and i thought it would be nice to see if there are anybodies out there who remember living and growing up in the Greenford area.
    i lived off... more >>

  • Re: Xmas Shops by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Feb-2015
    Although I didn't live in Greenford, but in Southall, just to wish you a very Happy New Year John. The shame of it is that most of us have all moved over to Facebook. We are on "Are you an old face from Southall" and "Are you a old face from Southall". You just need to join Facebook first and then join the other two sites. We all moved to Facebook as this lovely site of ours was losing lots of the... more >>

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
Just to wish everyone who still looks in on this Southall Knowhere site of ours A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Peaceful New Year.   
  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    happy Christmas to you Pauline and all members here,,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Dec-2014
    Thanks , Pauline.
    And a very happy Christmas and peaceful new year to you too - and all others who use this site.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Dec-2014
    Sorry I called you Pauline, I meant Yvonne, of course! Old age creeping on!

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
    A happy Christmas to you as well Yvonne and for all the hard work you have put into this Site over the years.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by thompson (Member 10241148) on 1-Dec-2014
    Like wise folks. Just booked the ferry to the North Island for Christmas with the family.

    Do not look for me on facebook as I will not be there.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 1-Dec-2014
    It's a shame Thompson as it's not just Facebook, it's "Are you an old face from Southall" which is a closed site with many old members of Knowhere Southall plus loads of Southall people. You would love it and they would love you.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    yes mr Thompson...fb site talk of rowbottom Thompson..people who knew the yrs,,,thanks Pauline..so grateful to here ,enjoyment ,all the long yrs long
    time not wasted if gt joy,,interest ,pleased to hear .time goes to appreciation,happy xmas new yr to all..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 1-Dec-2014
    I would just like to add my greetings to those of you good folk

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    happy xmas and new yr mike..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Fred Gough (Member 10041641) on 2-Dec-2014
    I'd just like to add my best wishes for Christmas as well but also to advise Thompson that if you set up Facebook correctly you will not get bothered by loads of emails and you can merely join the closed Southall sites & the whole thing is quite benign and I was totally opposed to it until I tried it & I suppose I've been doing it for 2 months now & I've no complaints. The Southall sites on FB all... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 2-Dec-2014
    A merry Xmas & happy new year to all

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 3-Dec-2014
    Hi all,

    that's how I have FB set up. I can only view the" Are you an old face from Southall " site. Nothing else bothers me.
    So Thompson jump in and try the water, it's not that cold.
    Merry Xmas to you all, and try and remember the Christmas,s you had in Southall, when all you had in your stocking was an Apple and Orange. sob, sob.
    And thanks to those involved for all the work done to keep ... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 3-Dec-2014
    Yes, nothing can replace that excitement as a child, when you felt your stocking hanging up on Christmas morning and it was full of things. I remember we all congregated in my brothers bedroom and it was pitch black outside. My brother Bob bit on what he thought was something to eat wrapped up and it was plasticine! Those days, although hard, will never be forgotten.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Dec-2014
    happy xmas to all 50s quiet times of material things but lots of people in the house busy bustle..woolworths gt at top of the road,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Dec-2014
    I have been looking on SB ref the latest on FB ref the arcade.
    I cannot believe the different subjects I have trawled through looking for the arcade. Al Bowlly, (I have a few of his CD,s) Lillian Board, the Humphreys family, Kelvin gardens. And lots more this old grey matter forgot. Maybe some of those oldies could be revisited as more could be added. Also a few of the names I looked at are no longer contributing.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 4-Dec-2014
    yes bowley buried uxb rd hanwell cemetery...board 2 roads named after her

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 7-Dec-2014
    And from me as well to you all

    I really am hooked on the Southall Facebook closed sites now. REALLY recommend

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 7-Dec-2014
    happy xmas keith

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 7-Dec-2014
    if you click word photos.. at the top....or type in hanwell to the search slot on top right ,,you get hanwell ,scroll through

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 11-Dec-2014
    Found you all by chance and wondering if any old friends are out there. Potted history: Born 1944 Frogmore nursing home Norwood Green. Lived 24, Adelaide Road and Clifton Road School until 8 years old, moved to Stanley road off Broadway until 1966 Tudor Road school and Grammar later.
    Played football for Waxlow on Rec western road and Southall Wanderers on Spikes Bridge. Worked for Hygrade Corrugated Hanwell

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Dec-2014
    several people..of..all,..you say..all your list..items..people..of here or at our other site...other site .most people chat daily..know .your list..photos as well...colin harris..here is admin..can join you...called............are you .an..old face southall....facebook..several long yrs daily chat etc..replies for you..best wishes welcome...annual fete still norwood green etc,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by penny (Member 10265839) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hello Roger Humm,
    You've found this site just when it's on its last legs after many years. All the contributors seem to have migrated to the Facebook page which is very easy to use and is a closed group so you don't get pestered by anyone else.
    By the way, do you have any memories of Keith and Barrie Mead. They both went to Southall Grammar and played for the local football team. Born 1945 and 1947.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Penny, Thanks for the info, Barrie Mead does ring a bell but could not put a face to it. When you say he played for local team any recollection of the team name. I noticed the site seems very quiet. Unfortunately I would not go anywhere near facebook whatever the reason in fact this is the only site of this type I have ventured near in this fashion in the 20 years I have had a pc. Have a great xmas.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 12-Dec-2014
    I thought exactly the same as you Roger and so did a few of us. However, it is a CLOSED SITE and is perfectly safe. None of us would have left this site, but I'm afraid the contributions were getting less and less. The beauty of Facebook "Are you an old face from Southall" is that there are some wonderful photographs of the Southall we all knew, plus many older than that. Be brave and have a go. A... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger i worked for Hygrade Trumpers Way Hanwell what date

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Roger Pauline is right i had my misgiving its great with pics to

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    My time at Hygrade went from 1959 until 61-62. My first job at 15, office boy apprentice working in each dept in turn learning the ropes. Remember Frank Ribeiro from sample dept, Neville Galliford estimating, Mr Stephenson Office Man, Mrs Macdonald typing pool. Brian Hardie factory liason.
    Frank Gardner Factory manager, Ralph Beaman Sales Manager and others if I think long enough. Use... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 12-Dec-2014
    Now thers a thing i started Oct 1959 then left My 1960 to go to Hygrade Nelson Lancashire when that started up, i worked in the fitters shop under Mr Rose works engineer. I think i made some hole punches for Frank Ribeiro in samples

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 12-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    Rather than annoy other people with our trivia if you would like to drop a line to sirius02@talktalk.net we can have a separate natter about Hygrade.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger we can talk on here or FB nobody will be upset by our chat on Hygrade, can i ask do you still live in the area

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 14-Dec-2014
    Yes, you're quite right Denis, and maybe your conversations will trigger off other people's memories. It's always worked on our Knowhere Guide and it still does on Facebook.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Thats right Pauline thats how it works

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    I moved away from southall in 1966 when I married. For the last 40 years I have lived in a small village on the Suffolk/Essex border.I have not set foot in Southall for at least 20 years then only drove through for old times sake and frankly it made me very sad. Within two years of 66 my mother and father and aunts and uncles had all moved away. Going back to Hygrade I remember Nelson ... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger I worked for Hygrade in Nelson for 2 yrs i dont know what Hanwell was like by 1962 but Nelson had become a kill me quick shop people were having heat attacks losing fingers ect due to the pressure. I see your view of Southall is the opposite to mine i still call in there when i can & take a few... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis,
    My family all died during the 70's and 80's. They had all moved to the same village and thoroughly immersed themselves in village life. My wife has a sister who still lives in West Drayton. In my teen years I would go over to spikes bridge park on a sat/sun morning and unless you got there before nine oclock there would be no space left on the whole park to join in the many games going... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger i lived in Lady Margaret Road it sounds like you lived Near there, if you whant to have a look at Southall in recent times go to my Flicker site (d.sexton428) there are quite a few pics on there, all my family like yours passed on in the 1970/80. I remember sports days at Spikes bridge park all t... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger

    Until recently this was a very active site, but now nearly everyone has moved to 2 x other sites. Please can somebody e~mail Roger the links so that he can enjoy the photos and get in touch with everyone in the old group? Thanks

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 15-Dec-2014
    Hi Dennis & Keith,
    Look forward to getting the links Keith.
    Dennis you sparked a memory or two now. Spikes bridge sports day. one year I won the high jump jumped 5 ft and went on to the county finals in Acton. On the day guy comes up with clipboard and states we are starting at 5 feet 3 inches needless to say I went under it more than over. Now do you remember the Ellis family from Lady Margare... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    did one of the ellis have history teacher southall as ,,an older woman mrs ellis..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    your flickr is nice denis....428,,in google..
    roger
    flickr photos good in google
    southallboard,,,
    5yrs now .many many photos southall hanwell Green... more >>

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    lots photos dominion in google....
    http://www.bing.com/search?q=images+of+dominion+cinema+southall+middlesex&qs=n&form=QBRE&pq=images+of+dominion+cinema+southall+middlesex&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk=&cvid=1162f4d6827d4ca6a87f52adf28bf171
    just put dominion southall in google

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Dec-2014
    in google
    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=photos++of+dominion+southall+middlesex&qpvt=photos++of+dominion+southall+middlesex&FORM=IGRE

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 16-Dec-2014
    Could somebody please send the Facebook links for Roger Humm (see above)

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Roger Humm (Member 10298243) on 16-Dec-2014
    Dennis, Keith, anyone
    Does anyone remember in the late 50s & 60s a chap by the name of Willy Wilcox who used to have a fruit & veg barrow by the side of Burtons and the snooker hall he was our goalkeeper and a real character

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/189104814560516/

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/189104814560516/photos/

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 16-Dec-2014
    Hi Roger nice winning the high jump at Spikes, where did the Ellis family live in Lady Margaret Road can you remember.

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 16-Dec-2014
    There was an Ellis family living in Palgrave Avenue in my time in Southall-up to 1954

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 16-Dec-2014
    1954 if mrs ellis was history teacher,,,we had her,,,palgrave ave,,,near,,,

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 21-Dec-2014
    Charles Ellis was about my age, and we did a Christmas postman job together 1942/1943

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Dec-2014
    1960 mrs ellia southall school teacher history was about 60 or so yrs old

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 21-Dec-2014
    The Mrs Ellis I knew helped with School Dinners when I was at Southall Tech 1942-1945. I wonder if she ultimately became a teacher???

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 22-Dec-2014
    no 1960 she had been teacher career lifetime...historian lady subject history age 11 to age 17 students ..gce exams...ellis common name..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 22-Dec-2014
    Thanks Yvonne

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 23-Dec-2014
    ok thanks..happy xmas you and all ..

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 29-Dec-2014
    Happy new year to all on Southall message board

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Dec-2014
    and to you all denis

  • Re: HAPPY CHRISTMAS by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Dec-2014
    happy new yr all

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Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 25-Oct-2014
I just looked at our old site to see what's going on and........
It's now an estate agents site. So am I the only looking at this site now.
Although i,m looking to rent a dive in Southall from anyone.
  
  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 25-Oct-2014
    I meant to say I,m not looking to rent a dive from Dave in Southall.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 25-Oct-2014
    No Tom,you're not the only one still looking at our old site. I think it's quite sad when I think how busy it was a few years ago. I joined this site in 2009 and thought how marvellous it was. Let's face it though, there were only a dedicated few of us still using it regularly!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Carol (Member 10254505) on 25-Oct-2014
    I still look to see if there are any messages.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by penny (Member 10265839) on 26-Oct-2014
    I always check in case there's something of interest but adverts seem to have taken over.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 26-Oct-2014
    Good to see some entries-I would hate tp lose this site-I have made so mamy goof friends.
    Ironically, since the site has been little used, it seems never to have gone off air??

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 26-Oct-2014
    I must admit, even though FB is far busier, I,m sure the majority are a different age group to us. Don't recognise many of the names, and most seem to be talking about the 70,s onwards.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Lynette Ware (Member 10283192) on 26-Oct-2014
    I agree Tom. Very few names I know on FB. I would love to have contact with some of my old friends but no names I know.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 26-Oct-2014
    I still look in from time to time

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 26-Oct-2014
    I said it never goes of now

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 26-Oct-2014
    I get an email if there are any updates so only look then.
    Yes Facebook members are mostly younger than those on here but maybe there aren't so many of us left now that are up to date with technology.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 26-Oct-2014
    lynette if you put friend name in slot fb..general name search fb members in general..see if any names that come up you know ..send private message to name...if they do not use sites but joined fb at some yr gone...then they will get fb email from you lynette.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 27-Oct-2014
    HI, Old Uns;
    Glad you are back, I have just come across a Printed Post Card Card from the BOROUGH OF SOUTHALL dated 24th January 1942 saying I was Presented with a COG BADGE in recognition of my Efforts in Collecting Waste Paper for the BOROUGHs SALVAGE CAMPAIGN. Signed by the MAYOR. I was 6 Years Old then. Does anybody Else remember anything about this.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    very interesting ..cog badge thanks...there was...that type of thing ..mayor involved./..in southall book by oates 1982...he has photos that sort of thing..1942 yrs,,war,,book with southall town hall on cover....
    if you were on facebook you would be able to put photo postcard for us all to see with your comment...it all goes on together there ...southall nostalgia memories site facebook...several... more >>

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    penny......if you join..facebook...an old face southall...you will see all memories.nostalgia...photos there...colin.chris.stephen.robin tom etc...40s 50s 60s....some 30s 40s 50s...1970 yr...louise barbs annie..Stephen etc some still live there........etc years people there...schools western rd girls school friends meet chat there and st anselm etc..neighbours friends coach trips photos of groups.... more >>

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    dennis got poster etc in google cogs 1942.war and all other posters pictures of war ..things..
    http://www.iwm.org.uk/learning/resources/second-world-war-posters

    kids join cogs..1942 yrs..sang song to there always be an England...but sang verse...there always be a dustbin...

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 27-Oct-2014
    Good to see the old names appearing again.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by penny (Member 10265839) on 1-Nov-2014
    How do I make a comment on the Southall face book site. I thought I'd joined the closed group but every time I type a comment it disappears!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    perhaps join again....type in colin harris...in slot ..and go to him.profile...message there type in message,,,he would join you....the ..type in reply comment under,,each posting...or in top.click left..left side of photo posting..click there and box opens to you to.type your posting comment....let us know penny we can help..colin can help he is admin.....

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    after typing...you have to press your enter key...then it loads on facebook...an old face southall..

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 2-Nov-2014
    have put it on for you penny.....now try put type under...enter......was 2 yrs after you penny yes writing..ha..yes..dr
    aw lines and margin///

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 2-Nov-2014
    Lynette ware I,m looking for you on FB are you on there. If so which one.
    Tom

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Lynette Ware (Member 10283192) on 2-Nov-2014
    Tom Flynn, I am both Southall sights but not really on Facebook. If you want to contact me on my e- mail it is ware2@shaw.ca
    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Lynette

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Nov-2014
    Here's one for the experts. I have been onto friends reunited, trying to find a couple of picture I located of my brother in the 1949 football team.
    It's not very friendly now. I cannot even find dormers let alone pictures. Anyone got any ideas.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 5-Nov-2014
    HI TOM;
    I have just logged onto Friends Reunited, tapped in Dormers Wells and it came up OK, I must admit I have not used used this site since about 2010.
    I left in 1949, there several Pictures of Football Teams on view.
    Regards DEN

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 5-Nov-2014
    did it....not so many photos as used to be ...old site 3 yrs ago..seemed lots dormers photos

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 5-Nov-2014
    Dennis,I seem to remember we had contact on the old Friends Reunited site-about the V1 that fell in Southall Park-as I recall you lived in Burns Avenue.
    Good to see you still in circulation!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 5-Nov-2014
    HI MIchael;
    Yes still around, Turned 80 this year, celebrated 60 years Married, I seem to remember we often spoke via Email. Nice to see you on this Site quite often.
    Dennis

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Well every time I put in Dormers Wells it can't find it.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Hi Dennis, I,m sure my brother left in 49. Had 2 brothers at Dormers then. Fred the eldest, Sid the youngest.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 5-Nov-2014
    Friends has just let me in, blimey half the photo,s I saw last year have gone.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 5-Nov-2014
    yes I thought many photos gone

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 6-Nov-2014
    Dennis-I am somewhat older-86-but we trod the same turf all those years ago.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Nov-2014
    Yes Michael we did tread the same turf all thoes years ago, happy days all gone for ever.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Nov-2014
    Hi Tom i think your brothers were a bit before my time i left 1958.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Michael i think it was the bomb in Lady Margaret road we talked of i have never lived in Burns Ave

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Thank you Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Nov-2014
    Thank you Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 12-Nov-2014
    My comment was to Dennia legge-sorry to cause confusion

  • Re: Is there anybody there by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 13-Nov-2014
    I used to look at this most days, but today is my first time this month.

    I too have joined the Facebook site now. Loads of names of lovely people there.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 15-Nov-2014
    Ok Micheal

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 23-Nov-2014
    out for day..site back now

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 23-Nov-2014
    Back up, but no one using the site.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 24-Nov-2014
    HI TOM,
    it is getting a pain keep losing this site, and just in case we lose it altogether I will Wish all Old and Young SOUTHALLIANS a VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND PROPEROUS NEW YEAR.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 24-Nov-2014
    happy xmas dennis and.all..easy to join facebook..an old face southall...colin harris would join you,,daily there lot southall people..all yrs..over 5 yrs now...they get more advertising money .most people yrs now all towns join..nostalgia etc,,,,..so keep going ok..

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 24-Nov-2014
    Good to see these entries.Reminds me 1st December is just a week away.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 26-Nov-2014
    Hi all,
    Is it me, or is there an issue with FB at the moment.
    Cannot get any comments or updates.......

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 27-Nov-2014
    Merry Xmas & a happy new year to all on FB & Message board if we dont get the chance to do it later.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Nov-2014
    fb ..seems ok..daily...
    happy xmas new yr to all knowhere.....incase it goes off..seasons greetings denis..and great new yr..2015 queen longest on throne more than Victoria..raf 100yrs 2015,,

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 27-Nov-2014
    Tom - Have you tried logging out and logging back in again. My daughter suggested this, not me! It might work!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 27-Nov-2014
    All sorted now, put it down to pilot error.

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Nov-2014
    site back

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 29-Nov-2014
    Yippee-good to see it!

  • Re: Is there anybody there by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 30-Nov-2014
    For how long

  • Re: Is there anybody there by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Dec-2014
    pinch punch 1st month no returns,,,,,,,,white rabbits,,,gt December happy xmas

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The Etheringtons by April Ashton (Member 10052885) on 7-Oct-2014
The Etheringtons were a family who lived in Southall for many years. As a child I knew Winnie Etherington, nee Brooks, who was a friend of my Mothers. I believe that she moved to Kent with her husband Bob and son Roger, c.1950's. I have tried tracing details about them through Ancestry but their electoral rolls for Southall are not downloading in entirety. Does anyone have any knowledge of thi... more >>   
  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    dairy high st north side uxbridge rd southall..them....http://www.my-ivefamily.me.uk/growingup/page5.html
    http://www.my-ivefamily.me.uk/growingup/page5.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    joan of them and her parents southall..st john wedding...
    http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/etherington/messages/285.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    Charles 1864 southall...and 1891 etherington census southall..free on line.....
    http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/etherington/messages/231.html

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    George 32 and family high rd high st uxbridge rd southall..1891 census...free here,,,,
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdx1891census/1021/EN8.HTML

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    1997.....he writes

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg15621107.300-letters-------.html
    dairy by school passage to north rd..north side uxbridge rd..famous market on other side of road,,cinema etc..was white hart pub and George dragon pub gone....but redlion pub hotel still there

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 8-Oct-2014
    Any connection to the Etheringtons who had an irommomgers in North Road. There was also a Brooks family in North road

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Oct-2014
    sounds good Michael

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    april.........etherington .members facebook.....family group.......and tony etherington member fb...worked 1969 heathrow airport

  • Re: The Etheringtons by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Oct-2014
    lots etherington...local..there members facebook....brian of Greenford.....simon of hayes manor.....john of hayes.....roger of Northolt...Northolt high school 1980s...

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Southall Facebook by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 5-Oct-2014
Hi

I have joined the Facebook sites, but one of the local village idiots has already hacked into my timeline. Sorry if you get messages from somebody called "Al". This is what has ALWAYS worried me about Facebook.
  
  • Re: Southall Facebook by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 5-Oct-2014
    Never mind Keith we will just talk to him about his rafia!!

  • Re: Southall Facebook by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 5-Oct-2014
    You can block him Keith.

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Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 5-Oct-2014
Hi I'm a new member just found this site when looking for back ground of Le Grand Sutcliff and Gel I used to work for them doing labouring work years back for a couple of years. I started working for them when they done the site investigation work for the East Dereham Bi-pass and after that contract was finished being a young man living in Norfolk decided I would move with them was great working a... more >>   
  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 5-Oct-2014
    Hi Dennis

    My dad used to work for Le Grands and I can remember going to stay with somebody he was working with in Dereham. I was only about 8 at the time. I also worked at Le Grands later on in the 60s.

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 6-Oct-2014
    Hi Carol, like I said Carol I had some great times working for Le Grand within those two years.

    From what I was told at the end of that contract in Dereham Le Grand lost all there profit on the last bore hole apparently the area where we had to bore the last hole was for a fly over bridge support leg and they needed to find some solid underground support,but there was nothing but this grey silt... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 6-Oct-2014
    Dennis - that's really interesting what happened in Norfolk. I never heard that story. From what I can remember we went to Norfolk to stay with these people because whoever lived in the house was offering my dad a job with really good money. I think we would have had to move from what I can make out and that was the reason he turned the job down. Don't know what the job was - as I said I was r... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 6-Oct-2014
    Carol, I very rarely went into the office apart from when starting a new contract and them telling me who I would be working along side.I remember them putting me with this guy who no one else could work with I think the contract was at HMS Pembroke naval base or something like that I was with him for about 3 Days and had enough of him and rang the base and told them if they did not move me I woul... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Oct-2014
    Dennis - I have a booklet issued by Le Grands from 1960. You can see the pages on this link https://www.flickr.com/photos/115710602@N02/
    There is also a page with the foremen at the time which shows my dad and two of his brothers. There is also an obituary for another brother who had just died. I haven't put either of these pages onto flickr though. Think there are about 10 foremen on the page... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 7-Oct-2014
    Hi Carol I've been trying to put a date on when I worked there I think it was around the 1968/69 area because when the work dried up they layed me off and I returned to Dereham and got a job at Crane Fruehauf Ltd trailer/Tank manufacturers and stayed with them for 35years as a fitter/welder and eventually I was made up as a foreman a they then went bust I will be sixty four this November and livin... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Oct-2014
    Dennis, my dad would have still been working there in the late 60s.

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 7-Oct-2014
    Carol so from your earlier post he had some one working along side him on a rig that came from Dereham can you remember his name what was his Sir name and where about in Dereham did he live.Did your dad work on the Dereham Bi-pass contract.

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 7-Oct-2014
    Carol there were two men I worked with in Dereham one was a Scotchman may have been called Jock and the other was an Asian guy I think they called Hurrigan or something like that now he was mad health and safety didn't exist in his books I remember we had to do two boreholes on the side of a railway line and on each side of the track was a slope and the only way to get to the area to bore the hole... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 8-Oct-2014
    Sorry Dennis, I can't remember the name of the people we stayed with. All I remember is that we stayed at their house but didn't go out anywhere to visit places or anything. Just remember being bored all day with nothing to do. Names I have in the booklet I have that were foremen were Wally Adams, Arthur "Darkie" Collins, Mick McGlory, Arthur Frost, George West, I. Taylor and Doug Miles. In ch... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Carol (Member 10254505) on 8-Oct-2014
    Sorry Dennis, I can't remember the name of the people we stayed with. All I remember is that we stayed at their house but didn't go out anywhere to visit places or anything. Just remember being bored all day with nothing to do. Names I have in the booklet I have that were foremen were Wally Adams, Arthur "Darkie" Collins, Mick McGlory, Arthur Frost, George West, I. Taylor and Doug Miles. In ch... more >>

  • Re: Dereham,Norfolk by Dennis Sayer (Member 10296283) on 8-Oct-2014
    Carol,were all or some involved in the Dereham Bi-pass contract.

    When I joined up with Phil from Kent we ended up with on a contract in Taunton Somerset(Bi-pass)for 16 weeks great weather made lots of friends couldn't shake the landladies 14year old daughter of my back every time I came home from work she would sit there with her school friend watching over me in the end I had to have a quiet w... more >>

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Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 25-Sep-2014
Can you post a link please?   
  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 25-Sep-2014
    they have all been on facebook southall quite few weeks now quite a while now all of them..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 26-Sep-2014
    Thank you, Yvonne

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 26-Sep-2014
    Keith - why don't you join Facebook. I know you will enjoy it. It takes a little bit of getting used to, but there are some wonderful photographs that we see, and a lot of lovely members, plus many interesting posts.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 26-Sep-2014
    Pauline, I shall do that. Thank you.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 26-Sep-2014
    I'm pleased you have decided to join Facebook Keith. When you do, join both "are you a old face from Southall" and "Are you an old face from Southall". If you have any problems I'm sure plenty of us will help you.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 26-Sep-2014
    Keith, take Paulines advice and join both groups.Many of us from Knowhere are on them now. I have been for years. I'm sure you will find both groups very good.Good luck.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 26-Sep-2014
    Thank goodness to see some life agaon-thanks folks

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by thompson (Member 10241148) on 27-Sep-2014
    I have no wish or intention to join Facebook or twitter. A friend spend hours on facebook just to see what his daughter has posted each day. Telling the world all of her problems and how her life is, plus daily photos of her and her children.

    I will stick with this site if I have anything to say!!

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Sep-2014
    best wishes to you.people like us like you ..are on southall fb....nice comments memories photos...different facebook are very different indeed..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Sep-2014
    it is monitored ..admin..to keep the site nice...so interesting and many people like us all like ourselves find very interesting enjoyable they all say

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 27-Sep-2014
    Dear Thompson - I thought that at first, but these two Southall sites are not like that. "Are you an old face from Southall" is a closed site, and there are Administrators who keep an eye on everything, and would soon ban a person who was unsuitable. "are you a old face from Southall" is not a closed site, but still enjoyable. Lots of old photos to remind us of the Southall we all once knew, plus ... more >>

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 27-Sep-2014
    I used to think like you Thompson about everyone knowing your business, but it's very similar to our own site. Most members are a bit younger than us, but we all learn from each other.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Chris (Member 10220786) on 27-Sep-2014
    Thompson and anyone else who is unsure about joining the FB SITE....you can join and just look, you don't have to participate. As Pauline has said, the photos from days gone are wonderful. It warms my heart yo see OUR SOUTHALL as it was. My advice ...GIVE IT A TRY .....Chris x

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Sep-2014
    lovely words chris and Pauline ,,,yes indeed.so lucky we are to have southall sites and with precious photos jog nostalgia.etc..many lovely people how lucky we are..read or just chat..big thankyou to the groups and members..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Fred Gough (Member 10041641) on 29-Sep-2014
    I agree with what Pauline & Chris said, I swore I would never join Facebook but on these 2 closed sites, if you set it up correctly you will only see things when you log in & you will not get any communication from them.

    I used to look at this site everyday but now i could go 10 days or more & not bother. The other 2 sites are so much better in that you can upload photos etc. I'm very happy with them.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Sep-2014
    yes can stop long list emails to you....just scroll down.site..peoples work of nice photos comments ..aren't we lucky...nice people generous time effort..interesting friendly folk.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 29-Sep-2014
    I've got somebody coming round on Thursday to show me how to get on to the Facebook sites. But if they are "closed", will I be able to get in??

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Sep-2014
    fb..type member colin harris,,,southall..send him private message he has message place...he will add you...keith then site will open up to you easy..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 29-Sep-2014
    I will send him message now to say you want to join.....just see it ..free .,,if you don't want to use it does not matter,,,,

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 29-Sep-2014
    Keith, once you have your Facebook account set up, it is fairly simple to join a Facebook Group, just put Southall in the search box at the top of the page and it will bring a list of Facebook pages with Southall in their name. Click on the relevant one and when the page displays click on the "Join Group" green button, this will generate a message to the Group admins and one of us will add you, an... more >>

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 30-Sep-2014
    Thank you Colin
    I hope to be joining you all on Thursday

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 30-Sep-2014
    Look forward to seeing you Keith.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 30-Sep-2014
    Yes, the more of us oldies the better. Both great groups with wonderful photos and memories and photos are instant. No having to go on flickr to see the latest.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 30-Sep-2014
    I thought the same, seeing those in the family on FB reading what everyone had for breakfast, or what colour socks they had on. So I thought it's not for me. BUT log on to those two Southall sites only and it's great. Just like this site but with the pictures and a photo of those adding comments. And it don't breakdown every time it rains.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 30-Sep-2014
    I could have "liked" that comment on the Facebook site. Why does everyone seem so frightened to use it. Most youngsters don't bother with it now as they use Twitter or Instagram so it's becoming an old fogeys way of keeping in touch. It's been so good to see new faces many from Knowhere at last joining these groups.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 1-Oct-2014
    Thank you for the "liked" comment Dilys.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 3-Oct-2014
    Thanks everyone. I've now joined the 2 closed facebook pages and had my acceptance confirmed.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Oct-2014
    well done...click photos...top right side ...and scroll down yrs collections photos etc...along the top..says photos ..links etc..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Oct-2014
    top photo of colins..gas and water tower...words under says photos...files...great files click open ok..of norwood green etc etc....walks of heritage book pages hanwell ealing etc..Greenford...in the word files..west ealing often in comments..hanwell cinema..grand Curzon to warehouse photos and memories...are on site..lots on Greenford..photos etc..river brent etc..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 3-Oct-2014
    Thank you again
    I have two old friends who now live in USA & Canada
    John Smith and John Utley. Could they please be allowed to join the closed sites too?? They would love to see the old photos.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 3-Oct-2014
    as colin.put to you...they register to be on facebook...then .they put into colin harris .admin and no problem join ok...there are several there from oz and usa etc..

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 3-Oct-2014
    Welcome to Facebook Keith. Glad you've finally done it.

  • Re: Where's everyone gone? by denise blake (Member 10248715) on 30-Nov-2014
    Keith my daughter is in USA and she is on the f/book Southall sites,the people on them are very friendly,lovely photos of years ago and present,youll enjoy them and admin are very good,

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 6-Sep-2014
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Michael. Hope you have a Wonderful day. Love from Pauline xxx   
  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 6-Sep-2014
    Thanks Pauline-weather could be better!
    Good to see something on here!!

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 6-Sep-2014
    Never mind about the weather Michael. A glass or two of something nice will make it all the better!

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by Chris (Member 10220786) on 6-Sep-2014
    Cheers! Have a wonderful birthday Mike. It is sad that t his site is not visited as much as it was in the past ... But. ... FB is interesting too. Nice to see photos included with some of the posts. It was KNOWHERE that helped us begin our journey down memory lane. Amazing how I knew John. Then Sandra too. Chris x

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 6-Sep-2014
    I agree with Pauline enjoy Tom & michael

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL BRADEN by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 6-Sep-2014
    very happy birthday mike.happy returns of the day..lots of good wishes.your special day.congratulations .x.from us

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAE; by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 6-Sep-2014
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Michael. Hope you have a Wonderful day. Love from Pauline xxx   
  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAE; by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 6-Sep-2014
    Many thanks to all you good Southall folk.
    Have had a matvellous say with members of the family/
    86 not out-sobering thought!

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAE; by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 7-Sep-2014
    so glad you had great day lots of good wishes to you and family..yesterday 5 people ticked happy birthday wishes they sent you on fb.from them also .site picture happy card too you..fb

  • Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAE; by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 8-Sep-2014
    site off.back again

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SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 26-Aug-2014
Somebody has kindly given me a "Hounslow, Heston & Whitton Chronicle" dated August 15th
On page 12 is an article and photo of Scrattage
  
  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Janice Johnson (Member 10240407) on 26-Aug-2014
    That's interesting Keith. I once lived in Whitton but wasn't aware of this paper. Anyway, in researching my family history over the years, i found one of my Johnson ancestors lived in Scrattage, never heard of it before. Is part of Isleworth or Heston do you know?

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 26-Aug-2014
    Janice

    The paper is one of the "free" ones that gets pushed through the doors. It says its for "Hounslow, Cranford, Heston, Isleworth, Whitton and surrounding villages". One was pushed through the door of a relative's house in Hampton last week and she brought it down (I live in Arundel) at the weekend for me to read. It says its "your local edition of the Hounslow Chronicle series". ... more >>

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    on line for long time now..
    http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/all-about/hounslow

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    over yr ago/scrattage of family tree was asked
    put on old map.details then..
    Heston Isleworth area..over by Osterley..hamlet scrattage...
    mine are of area 1800s 1900s..
    in google ..info...scrattage.etc...

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    chronicle this friday Osterley bankholiday medieval..arena events lots there cameraman..paper took photos...for paper..

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    whitten my cousin lived..hubby Feltham//myself heston..lived

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    menday15aug scrattage..change over yrs ...he is over 90 /obe from queen....lives Feltham..localhistorian and for chronicle over 40yrs..worked sperry gtwestrd ..

    http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/all-about/hounslow
    http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/news-opinion/looking-back-eddie-menday-changing-7622274

    scrattage page on line...hedid lastweek

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    Hounslow well known..hubby Hounslow grammar
    1860 scrattage ..and1805 map
    jersey rd area.by Osterley tube station..gtwest rd.
    http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/news-opinion/looking-back-eddie-menday-changing-7622274
    chronicle here.
    book b... more >>

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    archive of menday history yrs inpaper articles in google on line....local whitton scrattage Heston etc etc..1800s 1900s.

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Aug-2014
    Of course!!! . I never thought the article might be available on line.
    This one was written by "Eddie Menday"

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    he writes for them often..over40 yrs ..over 90 lives Feltham..on fb...obe.3 yrsago from queen...lots links google....scrattage/

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    wrote to him 2 yrs ago..his is my .hubbys maternal side surname from Feltham bedfont like him..1800s1900s....

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Aug-2014
    Interesting that. Never come across that surname before.

    Here in Sussex some surnames VERY common (such as Gunn, Gumbrell) that are much rarer in London

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    http://www.bing.com/search?q=scrattage+middlesex&form=IE10TR&src=IE10TR&pc=CMNTDFJS

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    4 different spelllings rural folk..1800s not school really..lived on land farm of modern heathrow....used old3 magpies pub.of fame..censuses..bapt..marriages .burials..

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    we are just back from Chichester..theharbour etc..mary rose was gt again..gt harbour cruise navy etc..

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Aug-2014
    We are thinking of moving from Arundel to Selsey

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    google sale os detailed map.1894 scrattage...with Osterley pk station..the old one..and st mary

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    1889..1891...scrattage farm..ingoogle..

    did put all on here2 yrs ago at request here

    census...Heston..scrattage springgrove..as over Isleworth side..
    1844 in google families...

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    we went selsey..nice..Patrick moore telescope..lifeboat

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    extremely good map 1860 1890 in google detail vision Britain.scrattage...st mary..jersey rd by and old London rd. a4..became gt west rd..syon lane of windmill lane...south to springgrove..south to Isleworth woodland thames....scrattage farm.by Osterley park walled estate..earl jersey....rail there....vision Britain..close up detail..Victorian..

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    for census....it is vaste parish of Heston and Isleworth...but in Osterley pk south area....map..st mary the church..1901 family there from 1844...many moved to area..labourers moving then moving on..tythe working cottages rented...

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    british hist on line 1820 map .enlarges clear 2 farmhouses ..several lab cottages....scrattage lane modern times called jersey rd..along wall of mansion hse Osterley lord jersey..shows dwellings..rail.heston Isleworth census huge parish.........but church scrattage st mary springgrove Isleworth area..on map.

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    scrattage area here....http://www.hounslow.info/libraries/local-history-archives/scrattage-lane-osterley/

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Janice Johnson (Member 10240407) on 27-Aug-2014
    Keith ... Yvonne
    Thank you both for the information. I shall take a look at my family history papers again to refresh my mind and then try to trace if the place they lived is still in existence. Beats doing the housework!!

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    ok

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    street view..in google..show my street goes along jersey rd..new.1934 built says google..new rail station 1934...new houses for London commuters....was called scrattage lane pre around yrs of 1900....2 farms houses 1800s yrs mr brown brickmaking all gone..built up area.now fine houses ..suburbs houses since 1934 new tube station opened there piccadily line 1925 new gt west rd London rd..built thro... more >>

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 27-Aug-2014
    Hi

    That's ok Janice

    Stations were originally built by the District railway to Hounslow Barracks, and later to Hounslow West. Piccadilly line came much later, and both then used it to about 1964 when District Line services were cut off from Hounslow branch and left to Picc to run

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    strong preservation heritage suburbia Osterley nice people many yrs fought for .so much lost scrattage thornbury..of new piccadily .line..1934..lost old station used at bookshop yrs...new art deco station built and London rd..new 1925 gt west rd carved through more..loss of their hamlet area scrattage.thornbury.springgrove of banks the botanist...lovely map in google lampton road was their road sw... more >>

  • Re: SCRATTAGE by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 27-Aug-2014
    myself walked it daily..commute to bbc tv centre ref library..off hammersmith...footpath field of Osterley hole in wall gate still there field to back of Heston church we lived 60s 70s....so home again out of Osterley station old scrattage area ..hole in wall gate of earl jersey estate field to our house end of path..35 mins..or so

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Last visit to Southall? by Chris (Member 10220786) on 7-Aug-2014
When did you last visit a Southall? I went appx 5 years ago with my daughter. Via train to Ealing Broadway then 207 to the ODEON.....now Lidls. We walked down the market, just to look. I worked on a Grocery Stall there in the 50's. It was next to the Chocolate King...or Sweet King. Then we walked down North a Road to look at my parents shop ( number 45). They ran the shoe repair shop from 1... more >>   
  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Aug-2014
    I visited a few weeks ago when I went to Havelock Cemetery to find out where my aunt was buried. Was sorry to see the sad state of the cemetery which hasn't been looked after. Traffic was a nightmare.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 7-Aug-2014
    My Gran is buried there, Mum used to go and lay flowers every week, no matter what the weather was. I have not been there since I started at Dormers. Although in my minds eye I think I could still find it. But in them days it was a pleasure to visit. So why has it been allowed to go the way it has.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Aug-2014
    Tom, you can write or e-mail for the plot number. Have to pay though. At one time a few years back I just rang up and they told me there and then.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Aug-2014
    I've got a diagram of the plot numbers if that would help.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Aug-2014
    My Mum is in Havalock Cemetery with her Mum, i remember going with her every spring to put Daffs on Grans grave & now i go to see them both when i am in Southall

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 8-Aug-2014
    This morning, I walked down the canal from Yeading to Spikes Bridge, up Dane Road along the Broadway to Lady Margaret Road, then down to Carlyle Avenue and back to the park.

    The Broadway is even more of a mess than usual at the moment, with all the roadworks to "improve" pedestrian safety, seems more like a way for TFL to waste money to me. If they wanted to improve the Broadway it would have b... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 8-Aug-2014
    When I worked in The Broadway in the 50s shops were not allowed to put anything outside on the pavement and every evening before we closed we had to sweep the pavement outside the shop.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 8-Aug-2014
    Yhe last I heard from my sister whose husband has relatives in Southall was that all the alleyways that we used to be able to walk through at the back of the shops are now all filled in with rubbish, mattresses, etc. In our days there was no rubbish at all.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 8-Aug-2014
    The last time i walked around the back of Lady Margaret parade shops the alley at the back was a disgrace rubbish everywhere, we used to ride our bikes around it was clear of anything happy 1950s.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Chris (Member 10220786) on 9-Aug-2014
    All very sad! That's why my last visit will probably be my last. I will cherish my childhood memories. I moved away over 50 years ago but Southall is still my home in my heart. Chris x

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 9-Aug-2014
    Me to Chiris.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 9-Aug-2014
    I share these feelings,having left Southall 60years ago.
    Chris, what happened to the Harpers,the Francis brothers,Andrian Brookes?????

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 9-Aug-2014
    Same here Michael, as I also left Southall in 1954 60 years ago! From the posts I have read since my brother David and I visited Southall in 2000, it has definitely deteriorated further. I wouldn't have missed that day out for anything as we saw Tudor road school and the alley to it from Dane road, still intact and the same as we remembered it. The White Pavilion was still there then in Spikes Bri... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by dennis legge (Member 10281999) on 9-Aug-2014
    I too left Southall in 1954, and visited again in 1980, and vowed never to return, I prefer to remember Southall as it was when I left, my Memory now is getting worse, but I still remember collecting Shrapnel after Air Raids, SaT. Morning Pictures with Tom Mix, Bill Boyd and many others, we had no TV, but we had a Radio and Itma, Dick Barton etc. Such Happy Memories of the REAL SOUTHALL.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 9-Aug-2014
    I Have been back to southall for weddings funerals etc. but not stayed since about 1980. That time We took our 2 children to visit their nan in Derwent road. We decided to walk to Jubilee park, where I spent many a happy hour as a kid. It was a sunny day, but when we arrived we were the only people there. I noticed the shelter had been burnt down, which was a shock. Just then a council van drove ... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 9-Aug-2014
    Yes, Dennis when you remember collecting shrapnel it says it all. My brother and I used to climb over the tennis courts in Spikes Bridge park to find the largest pieces of shrapnel. We had quite a collection between us. Dick Barton - I can still hear the music that went with that, and ITMA and Tommy Hanley, and Mrs Mopp "Can I do yer now Sir".
    Wonderful stuff, and as you say happy memories of the REAL Southall.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 9-Aug-2014
    Jubilee Park Tom. That takes some believing doesn't it. Who would have thought all those years ago that it would come to this!

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Chris (Member 10220786) on 9-Aug-2014
    Tears in my eyes! So sad. It's gone forever, except in our mind. Michael....I have tried to find out about The Harpers, The Francis Boys and Adrian without Success. It seems that we will never know. Take care my friends. Keep OUR SOUTHALL in your heart and in your mind! Chris x

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 9-Aug-2014
    Yes I agree Chris, it's still there in our memories. Even the pubs live on.
    It used to be a bit of a joke between my wife and I on a Saturday evening, she would say what do you want to do tonight, my answer was always a quick one in the Bee hive and then to the Lady Margaret to see my Dad. Which we thought was funny seeing as we now live in Weston Super Mare. Can't even dream about it now seeing... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    back...sent over 7 emails....to them ..back now after 3/4 days of..

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    yes can go straight o nans grave easy corner so not too hard find stone all good....traffic horeendous there and most towns around.went nans grave sundays flower water tap cut grass scissors but scared now..too scared of most of it ...ok quiet areas north rd dormers lady marg and norwood green..edges edges..not in the heart of it all.too changed since 1970 yrs..too bad

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    yes was lucky over 10yrs ago carol...got photocopy map and plot of couple..page info..record .ours 1893 and some yrs before that Havelock..........but family tree hoards massive work.lack staff they charge for severeal yrs now most do...craze of massive tree work genealogy..huge time .cost staff..recession lack council money social security and council costs to so many.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 12-Aug-2014
    My sister used to live in Allenby Road, backing on to that park. Can you imagine living there now with all that going on at the back of you. They left years ago and now live in Norfolk.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    lovely denis go spring etc good....plan plots on by gate.entry Havelock and hortus......cemeteries church graveyards always difficult job though...so many so massive...names carve faint or just grass plot...so many...dry day not wet soil

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    yes agreed colin....broadway etc..thanks for your info.....totally agree colin...thanks

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    tom...plough pub norwood green is nice....lots football at wolf pub...green north rd plough north rd open...

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    best wishes dennis legge and all...tom we go Weston holidays .lovely pier gt museum..sand sculpture and all...gt Weston tom.we enjoyed..holiday........many of the urban towns cities..have drugs drunks.over population unemployment etc...to some extent over last 20 and more yrs....but millions of .us.as always .homes careers jobs schools.lifestyle.good all our lives....traffic hard..hope police man... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 12-Aug-2014
    Yvonne glad you enjoyed Weston, what you do not know about the town is the drug issue. We have several rehab centres in weston, and have the dregs sent here from all over Britain. A good percentage do not go home, they stay. In some area,s At night Weston is less safe than southall.
    We were recently burgled, and you can guess who the police recon did it.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    yes hear of Bristol etc...unemploy some ..out of huge work areas ..is bad..for trouble..so all over country...areas problems yrs now,,,,we had 2 good hols Weston..liked helicopter museum.etc

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    just back from gt holiday hamps west sussex surrey..in reply to you tom...

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 12-Aug-2014
    Glad to see the Plough pub in North Road is still open-we lived almost opposite it 1933-1954

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    yes lots speak well of it and today..green still the same

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    nice photo mike of when it was rural..farm workers pub..low small framed old rural pub.then later by 1930s..rebuilt to one we see today...sparrow farm was of north rd area...local stuff has always interested me and photos etc..as people went on through the decades.places etc..pubs landmarks..we always say turn right at pub..or such like...London tv .news today..planning permission has not been law... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 13-Aug-2014
    very quick hot sunny sunday.few yr ago...coaxed hubby drive me to the quiet area..have never gone to main centre areas.since massive change..lady marg rd not too bad.new white pvc windows doors.quiet.dormers Allenby similar.saw building of new modern school.very quick coax hubby to north rd..pull up green.took photos for chris grove terrace shrubbery .school passage.north rd school .lovely..kingls... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 13-Aug-2014
    Yvonne-glad to see you trod my old turf in North Road

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by thompson (Member 10241148) on 14-Aug-2014
    Like Chris and many others, Southall holds a place in our hearts but things move on. Its letting your siblings know of the family history and where their they originate from. I have told my Grandchildren of this site and they find it interesting.
    For those of you who helped in locating "Jack"
    Dance's name on the Thiepval Memorial; just to follow up, my son is visiting the site with my 11 year o... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 14-Aug-2014
    That's lovely to hear Thompson.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    yes trod it ..mike..30 mins photos...but walked it daily as kid etc.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    that is so good of your son...best wishes to them..dance on Featherstone rd boys school stone carved names memorial...out on display southall green..dance name..glad you love nostalgia memories as we all do..and pass to the young great..good wishes to you..and all.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    THOMPSON>>>>>dance engraved stone memorial southall..will put photo..on fb today southall site now.......but mr Thompson..if your family can see posting..or memorial is displayed southall green...

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    Thompson.....southall displayed.stone reads....john henry dance ..also known as .henry john..jack...1917 5 mar death sergeant 10225..age 24...2nd battalion royal berks regiment...son of Alfred dance of bisley..and wife flo dance...15 regina rd.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TUES 12 AUG FOR PAULINE...HAVE GREAT WEEK.CONGRATULATIONS FROM US.!!!!!

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by thompson (Member 10241148) on 14-Aug-2014
    Thiepval Memorial sent us a Certificate with "Jacks" info on. Have also contacted an email link to the website and they are getting back to me with more info.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 14-Aug-2014
    I don,t know about my last visit but my next is in a few weeks time to a wedding anniversary. I intend to have a wander round and shock myself with how much it's changed. But the question is can I feel safe walking around on my own, or where should I keep away from.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    good mr Thompson......clear on southall green memorial carved name .his details...fb..

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    tom...denis will say...fb.several live there ..several a lifetime...lady marg north rd Allenby ok.quiet sunday lunchtime..norwood green nice...broadway all blocked refurbish traffic problem...120 bus goes through ok .from.norwood green south rd.....high st goes through ok..207 or such bus along uxbridge rd ..ok southall pk..red lion.ironbridge viaduct....bottle neck as going back so many yrs south... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 14-Aug-2014
    Tom i go back on a regular basis i have never felt threatened in any part of Southall.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Aug-2014
    like places in uk .and abroad beware.have yourself in care mode..millions people ok...but the old saying in wrong place wrong time..be nice to hear of your nice memories visit.,,,,,,.we enjoyed norwood green memories dormers lady marg north rd...spikes bridge pk ..bridge canal.ironbridge viaduct windmill lane 3 bridges tentlow rd..nice..

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 15-Aug-2014
    Hope you heed Darryl Young's advice in FB about Southall Park Tom. He said "I would never sit like that in that park like that nowadays, and by the time you took a picture, that camera would be snatched from you. Not a safe area now".

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 31-Aug-2014
    Never got to southall, people we stayed with warned about the traffic. But had a visit to Uxbridge, completely lost. No spitfire, no RAF site. No narrow high street. No idea where Burtons was. Saw Cliff Bennett there.
    Had a drive past Hillingdon hospital, both pubs next door closed.
    Drove past my past employers ex site (Westland Helicopter)
    which is now the site for a new ASDA.
    The party was ... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Aug-2014
    good you had visit yes changes uxbridge etc...we liked helicopter museum Weston had nice long visit there..dad worked Heston airport

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Aug-2014
    Northolt raf airport has 2 huge size spit hurricane memorials and services there at memorial stone.....near polsh war memorial...queens flight there..helicopters ..services post office there..Olympics 1had.typhoons there to go across London security....preserved some .history pubs uxbridge hig st.they do historical walks....hq churchillraf battle Britain..plot table...many schools go many yrs open... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Carol (Member 10254505) on 31-Aug-2014
    Tom. I used to go to Burtons most weeks to go dancing and music. Brian Poolenand the Tremeloes were regulars there. I recently went to theatre to see 60s groups and one was tremeloes. Only one original member and he looked like some old man dragged off street in old baggy grey trousers and baggy jumper. Very sad and made me feel old too.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Aug-2014
    war plane models huge are visible from road western ave a40,,,also at entry gate ruslip rd west end rd.....traffic centre southall.....quiet time north southall ok though...western ave into..north part of lady marg rd..dormers school..north rd...quiet really and can pull up in car....along uxbridge rd..east.southall park ironbridge ..quiet time day ok.....3 bridges norwood green ok..traffic....not... more >>

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Aug-2014
    hubby went to lampton Hounslow grammar with searchers lead...we went to lampton pk free marquee see them..group.gt songs...show was gt..and boo
    tleg beatles there were gt...

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 31-Aug-2014
    We had the same in Weston, one Searcher, one Holly.
    Had several 60,s nights at the theatre. Some good nights some not so good.
    Although the Manfreds were best.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Carol (Member 10254505) on 31-Aug-2014
    That'll be the day was best show I saw recently.

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 31-Aug-2014
    gt 60s..taped weekly all pops off radio..so many so good..

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Jeanne webb (Member 10298607) on 9-Jan-2015
    I used to live on the new housING estate at the end of have lock road and walk to the grammar school over the fields near the old cramif factory. SOmens was asking about Keith and Barry made. I Don, t know what they are doing now but Barry was in my class as was Roy rowbottom. Does anyone know where carol raining or Jennifer cate are ?

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Jeanne webb (Member 10298607) on 9-Jan-2015
    I used to live on the new housING estate at the end of have lock road and walk to the grammar school over the fields near the old cramif factory. SOmens was asking about Keith and Barry made. I Don, t know what they are doing now but Barry was in my class as was Roy rowbottom. Does anyone know where carol raining or Jennifer cate are ?

  • Re: Last visit to Southall? by Jeanne webb (Member 10298607) on 14-Feb-2015
    Spelling was appalling on my last message. I meant to say Barry and Keith mead and Carol rainbird and Jennifer cate. I've just got a new tablet and am still learning how to use it!

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This site by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 7-Aug-2014
Down again but only for a couple of days. Can this site be moved on to Facebook.
No Idea myself, but thought I'd ask the question.
  
  • Re: This site by Chris (Member 10220786) on 7-Aug-2014
    I don't know the answer, but someone else might! Chris x

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 7-Aug-2014
    I very much doubt this site can be moved to facebook but you can of course start a new group on facebook if you don't like the ones already on there.Just call it a different name and invite Southall Knowhere members to join.

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 7-Aug-2014
    I very much doubt this site can be moved to facebook but you can of course start a new group on facebook if you don't like the ones already on there.Just call it a different name and invite Southall Knowhere members to join.

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 7-Aug-2014
    It may be back but already playing up. I'm out.

  • Re: This site by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Aug-2014
    Yes I agree with Dilys. Just start a new Facebook page. Make it a closed group. Call it "Oldies from Southall" or something.

  • Re: This site by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Aug-2014
    I think its a good idea to get Yvonne with us if we can

  • Re: This site by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Aug-2014
    Or Silvers from Southall

  • Re: This site by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 7-Aug-2014
    Or Silver surfers from Southall

  • Re: This site by Carol (Member 10254505) on 7-Aug-2014
    Very good Denis

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 7-Aug-2014
    If anyone decides to set up a new group let us all know. I do like Colin's posts from the old local papers though on are you an old face. I think he set up this group after a little trouble with the original site. You can't please everybody it seems.

  • Re: This site by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 7-Aug-2014
    Well I,m for staring a new site, and agree Yvonne needs to join us. Her knowledge and research is an asset and we do not want to lose it.

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 8-Aug-2014
    Yvonne already has massive input in are you an old face of Southall but goes under her maiden name Eve Ackers for those of you who have not tried this facebook group.

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 8-Aug-2014
    Sorry, should have read Eve Acres.

  • Re: This site by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 8-Aug-2014
    I thought there was a connection.

  • Re: This site by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 8-Aug-2014
    I didn't set up the "an old face of Southall" Facebook group, that happened a few months before I joined it. I was asked to become an Admin earlier this year, as was Yvonne/Eve, Eve declined the offer.

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 8-Aug-2014
    Sorry Colin, my mistake. As you were administrator I thought you had set up the group.My apologies

  • Re: This site by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    gt colin grateful admin..louise ..barbs mayo .annie murray..lovely lukvinder..3 more yrs gt admin........myself.5 yrs now .flickr..knowhere...the clock wizzes round badly..time gobbled up...fiddly work... .3 huge yrs or so then fb...hubby me just..getting to essential phase..to get loads done..many admin.are70 ish.yrs.old fb....time ahead.is easier.spoke to louise of admin etc..to find time in tim... more >>

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 12-Aug-2014
    Sorry Yvonne, but I object to your remark about the other facebook site having rough and offensive members. I have been a member from before the new one was set up and on the odd occasion that something offensive has been posted (very rare) the administrators quickly remove them. Let's not start a war over the two sites,either join both or stick to the one you prefer. Lifes to short for trivial things like that.

  • Re: This site by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    just repeated what was typed told to me by newer site admin...quality is the key..they are pleased that they when it happened other site at that time..they broke away from..it was at that time..problems...times have been rough and problems...glad you say it is ok now...they went through time..when it was not...so pleased that you say the other site is ok now.....repeated bit of info I was given by... more >>

  • Re: This site by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 13-Aug-2014
    I do know a little about why a new "old face of Southall" page was set up and a lot of it was to do with private messages sent to members rather than what actually appearing on the FB page and a falling out between Admins, but that is all water under the bridge now. The only problem I have with the original page is that I was blocked from it, and I still do not know the reason why, but as Dilys sa... more >>

  • Re: This site by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 13-Aug-2014
    Good advice Colin. I didn't know you could send private messages and can't imagine why they would block you.I shall continue to follow both groups because I find things that interest me on both.I do find your postings very interesting though and people on the other site are missing out on these which is a shame.

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High Strreet by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Aug-2014
I see road improvements have started on Southall High Street, can you remember the shops along there when the cinema was the Gem. I used to buy model aircraft kits from a hardware shop. Next door was a pipe shop. Never see anyone smoking a pipe these days let alone a shop steeling them.
Names of shops I mentioned please. And more.
  
  • Re: High Strreet by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    Yes, I certainly remember the "Gem". It was known as the local flea pit.The last time I ever went there some dear little soul was peeing in the aisle! Whereabouts in Southall did you buy your model Aircraft Kit Tom? The only pipe shop I remember was Arnold & Son next door to the National Provincial Bank in South road. Butlers was on the corner.

  • Re: High Strreet by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    The only landmark I can remember in the "Gem" neck of the woods was the Southall Norwood hospital opposite,that we all used to call the Cottage Hospital. The last I read on Google was that it is being demolished and flats and houses built there.
    Oh, and of course the Manor House that everyone knows.

  • Re: High Strreet by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    Tom i can remember the cafe at the the bus stop across from Manor House i think the Teddy Boys used to meet there

  • Re: High Strreet by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    That would be in the mid/late 1950s.

  • Re: High Strreet by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    P.W. Dilloways was one side of the Gem & the other side was the United Dairies yard, i used to buy my model aircraft kits at Devannys (not sure of spelling) in King Street or the Arcade in Uxbridge or the big model shop at the top of Greenford hill on the Ruislip Road

  • Re: High Strreet by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    On the opposite corner of the Cottage Hospital was a fish and chip shop, and the Library further down Osterley Park road. No idea of the name of the shop, but I remember we bought some there once, probably after we'd come out of the Dominion.

  • Re: High Strreet by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Aug-2014
    Wimpey along there somewhere. Mother in law worked there.

  • Re: High Strreet by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 4-Aug-2014
    Next to the Gem, towards the town hall was a hardware shop, that did the Kiel Kraft Kits. Didn't sell models but for some reason just those little models. Cost about 4/6. Absolute buggers to put together.

  • Re: High Strreet by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    tom wimpey 70s etc yrs...along towards palace gaumont odeon cinema south rd west side...wimpey photo on southall fb..about 4 shops south of cinema..lots memories those that used it...icecream .milk shakes etc...still one in hayes high st and ruislip high st..now..

  • Re: High Strreet by Chas Chand (Member 10277855) on 29-Aug-2014
    Im pretty sure the Airfix Model shop was near (opposite) the fire station near the Town Hall. There were scaletrix car tracks in there too.

  • Re: High Strreet by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 25-Sep-2014
    they do say that yes...

  • Re: High Strreet by Jeanne webb (Member 10298607) on 14-Feb-2015
    I remember seeing cliff Richard at the dominion opposite the park just before king street. Must have been about 1960? Used to love visiting the rose garden as a child and there was a path through to have lock road. Does anyone remember the dental clinic in king street? I have horrible memories of going there .

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Murder in Southall by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 10-Jul-2014
During my years in Southall(1928-1954) I can remember only one murder. This was a sad domestic incident,where a man murdered his wife.They lived in rooms over the cafe near the Gem cinema   
  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 10-Jul-2014
    that's sad Michael..not been murdered yet ha 40 yrs this week..hubby just brought card home from his work friends today he told me to answer door tomorrow ...hush think flowers..got coupon for meal etc weekend.voucher..26 yrs memories mike.gt southall.so over café by the gem...gem has been tudor rose nightclub disco several yrs but closed now think flat penthouse to be..white art deco heritage l... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 11-Jul-2014
    I can't remember any murders in Southall. The only murder which horrified me was the murder of a Mrs Maitland in Cranford Park Hayes. Mrs Maitland was evidently on her way to work, cutting through the park on April 30th 1957. Three days later her body was found in dense undergrowth in the Park. As far as I can remember no-one was ever found guilty of this crime. As Cranford Woods was not far from ... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 11-Jul-2014
    I think there was a murder in Ash Grove of Westbury Avenue nr Allenby Road in the mid 1950s think it was a women not sure if they got anyone for it.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    yes 1957 don't think they got anybody for it..july park festival walks free event annually .lots go good car parking..nature and history talks.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    few in google on it..1957..http://www.truecrimelibrary.com/crime_series_show.php?series_number=11&id=1324

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    1957 one..park...lady came on our site while ago said her aunt..said her dad never got over loss of his sister
    http://www.unsolved-murders.co.uk/murder-content.php?key=569&name=Muriel%20Maitland

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 11-Jul-2014
    Does anybody know about a Dr Moore of Southall who evidently was murdered by a drug addict?

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    yes several spoke of her think 1980s times.norwood green...would have been in gazette..found her in canal..suspect drug addict don't think they got anybody.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    1972 murder moore .newspaper on today facebook.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    apr 1972 naked body dismembered.found canal body taken to norwood green police station..norwood rd doctor age 77 eva moore...joseph walsh charged age 37 appeared in court

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    had not long retired .battered to death in her home found naked in canal..police felt they had the weapon..unemployed walsh age 37..eva moore.off norwood rd norwood green.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    1972 june trident plane crash all deaths crooked billet pub area .staines heathrow plane in google good links.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 11-Jul-2014
    Thanks for that Yvonne. Couldn't believe it when I saw it all in Facebook from Colin's newspaper cuttings just now. Terrible thing.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 11-Jul-2014
    77 yrs old so terrible he unemployed 37 bet drugs april 1972 terrible...man drove his car went dragged a part ..cart took parts to police station.norwood green....asylum is was ..just east off tentlow lane off 3 bridges read they let them some out to buy sweets or such...today max secure unit criminals by 3 bridges high wall 20yrs now or more.....

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Bill Henley (Member 10272156) on 12-Jul-2014
    I recall that when Mrs Muriel Maitland was murdered I cycled the area helping to look for her bicycle. Sometime later a man was arrested for some other serious crime (murder??) and was suspected of her murder but he was never charged.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Jul-2014
    bill yes In google..yrs around then..another was Ruislip near Ruislip manor station female killed they wonder if was same man murderer....gravel pits water..they searched bike body etc..cranford Heston..was another of Heston area over those yrs..also

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Jean Kirby (Member 10268700) on 12-Jul-2014
    I remember when Brenda Nash was found murdered in Cranford Woods not far from where I lived, many years later when visiting a friend I found out that Brenda was a cousin of her husband.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 13-Jul-2014
    very sad

  • Re: Murder in Southall by roycouch (Member 10232168) on 13-Jul-2014
    The biggest murder is what they have done to the Southall I remember.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 13-Jul-2014
    Unfortunately Roy the moving pen having writ moves on

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 13-Jul-2014
    Jean - I think you will find that Brenda Nash 12 years old was murdered and discovered in a Hampshire Wood. Her murderer was Arthur Albert Jones and he was given life imprisonment. It was Mrs Maitland who was murdered and discovered in Cranford Woods. To my knowledge her murderer was never found.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 13-Jul-2014
    Has anyone any idea what the crime/murder rate is in Southall currently??

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 13-Jul-2014
    The current official statisics are here:

    http://www.ukcrimestats.com/Constituency/65794

    Whenever I see charts like this the quotation "Lies, damn lies and statistics" comes t... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Jean Kirby (Member 10268700) on 13-Jul-2014
    Pauline:- Thank you for pointing out my mistake, for all these years I had thought it was Cranford Woods that poor Brenda was found, it made a big impression on my life being that I was only a year or so older than her when this awful event took place.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 13-Jul-2014
    MIKE>>.PLEASE ....what was ..the fisherman..giant fish on his shoulder back..you spoke of southall bridge area....firm..yrs..how was it showing up along long high side of building thanks.....you spoke of it..southall factory..skippers..etc firms..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 13-Jul-2014
    mike got your item....thanks ..1939 ish skippers sardines..letters skippers down side huge lite up letters..tall factory chimney..........scott emulsion cod liver oil etc...giant logo sign fisherman with big fish over his shoulder..1950s etc,.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by thompson (Member 10241148) on 14-Jul-2014
    On the subject of murders, I spent the weekend in the City of London. They hold Jack the Ripper tours of the murder scenes. One being Mitre Square, which is adjacent to where my daughter has her flat. She actually looks out onto Mitre House in Mitre St and Mitre Sq. This Building was the head office of Kearley and Tonges. (International Stores)

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    back .been out most day..site

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    yes IT tea etc stores.grocery..kearley..yes tv has mitre sq .and murders..we went to docklands museum they had all the police etc collecton on display..so much there...yes pub ,near whitechapel..of the murdered women several used..blue guide walks talks .and the square warehouse..my aunt supervisor kearley .piecework they got extra money work done she liked her workmates yrs..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 14-Jul-2014
    Murder is now so common, that it very often doesn't make the news. A day without any murders in London would now be the newsworthy event

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Bill Henley (Member 10272156) on 14-Jul-2014
    I believe that the ceramic sign for the Scotts Emulsion factory that was seen from the railway is preserved somewhere but I have failed to find the reference to it that I must have seen. I wonder if anyone else can trace it? The following websites may be of interest.

    http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/media/magazine/articles/28-1-the-man-with-a-fish-on-his-back.aspx?page=1

    http://www.bri... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Bill Henley (Member 10272156) on 14-Jul-2014
    There is a reference to the Scotts Emulsion sign in Pevsner's Guide:

    http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=AuvCfuvUy-0C&pg=PA196&lpg=PA196&dq=scotts+emulsion+sign+southall&source=bl&ots=ZqIv6LawYh&sig=3QZjbAwNi8Xr1ofecmWV-CBOEvU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XzrEU8rfKamV0AW04IHQCQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=scotts%20emulsion%20sign%20southall&f=false

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    one huge advert board of fisherman sou'wester fish .in photo new York by bridge...southall lady said she went to Norway bensen in recent yrs said southall one is there....hq .bensen.of .scott emulsion cod liver oile etc..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    poster advert of it....on brit library Euston.online page ...
    http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/evancoll/a/014eva000000000u04142000.html

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    156 pound codfish..advert Norway scott of yr 1884 firm
    http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/media/magazine/articles/28-1-the-man-with-a-fish-on-his-back.aspx?page=2

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 14-Jul-2014
    all here the advert..the bottles..etc...Bergen Norway..
    http://simontalks.com/2009/02/18/remember-scotts-emulsion-cod-liver-oil/

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 15-Jul-2014
    Jean Kirby - Sorry it's taken a while to get back to you. Computer problem. I'm sorry the murder of Brenda Nash had such a bad effect on you all those years ago. I was expecting my second baby at that time, and it upset me as well. There was a young girl who had been assaulted by the same man as Brenda, but not killed. Fortunately, she was able to provide the police with valuable information about... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 18-Jul-2014
    3 days off with strange message on their screen..seems back now.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 18-Jul-2014
    At last 3 days, but at least they let us know.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 18-Jul-2014
    What a job to log back in tonight. Sent me everywhere.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 18-Jul-2014
    how they survive.dont know..the more modern ..huge used sites get all the advertisers backing advert use.promotion.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 19-Jul-2014
    Mine was working OK over the 3 days, but l didn't have anything to post.
    However, when l switched on just now, loads of stuff from 2011 came on the screen!!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 19-Jul-2014
    Yes Keith - I also had a load of 2011 come up, and everytime I tapped in Southall Knowhere again I got the lesser Message Board and then had to go on from there.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 20-Jul-2014
    I think we are all in the same boat. When I log in I,m in 2011 with Roy's rice pudding.......

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 20-Jul-2014
    Had the same job logging into Southall Knowhere today!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 20-Jul-2014
    was ok today and yesterday..put .sou..in google..uses my computer memory ..up comes top one southallknowhere and click..came up ok..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 20-Jul-2014
    Yes.
    I've just got "Roy's rice pudding" again

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 20-Jul-2014
    Well, I don't get Roy's Rice Pudding. When I tap in Southall Knowhere I get a list comes up and the first one is SOUTHALL MIDDLESEX UNITED KINGDOM THE KNOWHERE GUIDE.When I click on this a List comes up Hook Up Spots etc. To the right MESSAGE BOARD and underneath SOUTHALL MESSAGE BOARD underlined. I click on this and the usual page we are on 10th July at the top appears. However, if I click on th... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 20-Jul-2014
    been ok couple days now ..but did get hook up..thing for a day.......when 3 days of recent problem with them..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Fred Gough (Member 10041641) on 24-Jul-2014
    Much as it pains me to say it, I think it's time to put all our efforts into the 2 Facebook pages for Southall.

    I resisted for a long time because I'd heard Facebook was all pervasive but if one tweaks the settings one is not constantly bombarded with requests & emails.

    You can just go and look at the 2 sites whenever & not only add text but edit your postings & of course add links &... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 24-Jul-2014
    I think you are right Fred. I must admit though that for me I find that the memories of most of the members on Facebook are a lot different from mine. The shops most of them remember are post war, and they are also having a job to remember what shops existed when they were still in Southall which I didn't even know about. I still miss all the friends I remember on Southall Knowhere, but am finding... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 24-Jul-2014
    I still switch between sites, but i have found more people of my era in Southall on facebook plus pictures i shall continue to follow Southall Message board,

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Carol (Member 10254505) on 24-Jul-2014
    I'm still checking in here

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 24-Jul-2014
    Are you on Facebook Carol? I thought of you this week as they've been talking about the Le Grands you knew about in Southall.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 24-Jul-2014
    mike braden knew of le grand Sutcliffe gell..early yrs.southall ..be back in the pages here index search slot at the top to get the month yr ..knowhere site..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 24-Jul-2014
    I agree with Denis it's time to make the switch to Facebook. I have recently joined and see a few names from this site, but not many. But I must agree the age difference is not the same as here.
    Also there is a lot of rubbish loaded up, well I think it's rubbish.
    I also look here first as I've enjoyed all the memories.
    But Facebook being The creation it is there are a few muppets writing comm... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Carol (Member 10254505) on 24-Jul-2014
    Pauline - yes I am on Facebook - Carol Rycraft

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 24-Jul-2014
    Tom is right. I'm still getting Roy's rice pudding.

    Unfortunately there is a lot of rubbish on every Facebbok site, People have hundreds of "invisible friends" who they've never met and never will. Most of them would be of our grandchildren's, and as far as I am concerned, they never got the proper schooling that we did and also, their "values" are different (= almost non existent.) It i... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 24-Jul-2014
    Keith, Colin has provided us all with a link which allows us access to all the input on this site up until February 2013 under the heading of KNOWHERE ARCHIVE.

    This is Colin's link

    www.my-ivefamily.me.uk/southallmisc/ind... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 24-Jul-2014
    I agree with what Tom says about the language used from certain individuals on Facebook. I do believe however, that one such person who used vile language to another person was removed. Rem short for remember is quite common.

    As for making friends Keith, I've only got friends with my family, friends I already know, and some from this site. You don't have to have friends you don't want to on Fa... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Bill Henley (Member 10272156) on 25-Jul-2014
    I have a Facebook account but with the minimum information about me. I have restricted my "friends" to family with one exception. I scan the posts infrequently and most are to say the least quite inconsequential. It is useful to keep informed about their life but I very very very rarely post anything. Needless to say I do not "tweet". I am sure that if I were younger I would go with the flow and be fully involved.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 25-Jul-2014
    I dont have meany friends om Facebook the friends i do have i have know for over 30yrs, my other friends om Facebook

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 25-Jul-2014
    I dont have meany friends om Facebook the friends i do have i have know for over 30yrs, my other friends on Facebook are people who have crossed over from Southall message board i shall keep in touch with all sites relating to Southall.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Chris (Member 10220786) on 25-Jul-2014
    I belong to FB.......visit both Southall sites. Rarely post, only when I feel I have something worth contributing. I recognise several from Knowhere Group. Sometimes it is very interesting........not always but worth a look now and then. Chris x Give it a try, you might be surprised.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Colin Harris (Member 10240389) on 25-Jul-2014
    As one of the Admins for one of the two Southall Facebook pages (I'm blocked from the other one because I think someone took offence about something I said about the way the page was run), I have to say that you have nothing to be worried about using Facebook, just ensure that you provide the minimum of information on your own page and be selective about who you have as "friends".

    The main adva... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 26-Jul-2014
    quite a few and many people did not ,do not like the way the other fb.is...so 3 yrs ago ,they set up the alternative fb...therefore many nice people.are there...when the odd rogue one slips on colin is so good to delete them quickly permanently..

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 28-Jul-2014
    Yippee! I tapped into Southall Message Board this morning and it came straight into Michael Braden's thread at the top. Can't be bad!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 28-Jul-2014
    good,,,havebeen lucky beenok each timeoff mymemory..sou and upitcomesclick

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Dilys Boot (Member 10061138) on 28-Jul-2014
    Personally I now prefer the original old face group as I find are you an old face is now going too far from the concept of memories of Southall.Hayes Hillingdon and Uxbridge are now being included a little too much although I usually skip most of these. I may find myself banned from the group now after these comments although I hope not as there are some comments and pictures that I do enjoy.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 28-Jul-2014
    great to hear see some more typing on southall...quite lot has been covered obviously.. if you click top right magnify glass .index of massive southall that has been done for so long ..put in your interest ..then bring it back on again for people to see again..and comment ...afresh..best wishes hope to hear from you...

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 29-Jul-2014
    Still getting Roys rice pudding

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Carol (Member 10254505) on 29-Jul-2014
    Haaaaa - hope you like rice pudding!!!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 30-Jul-2014
    Saves buying it Keith LOL

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 30-Jul-2014
    Keith - Try tapping out Southall Message Board 10th July 2013. It's worth a try.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 30-Jul-2014
    I've been having a look at our Saxon road thread that Ron Cox started. I can't think for the life of me what the shops were on the opposite side of Abbott's road, where John's the book shop was. I can visualise the other end where the little wool shop with shiny yellow paper in the window to prevent the sun spoiling the wool, with a little post-office and bakers called Webb & Banks next to it. Can... more >>

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 30-Jul-2014
    Sorry Keith - that should be Southall message board 2014

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 30-Jul-2014
    Does anyone remember Mr Wiles the butcher who had a butchers shop right down the far end of Beaconsfield Road (about 1958) in the small parade of shops there??

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 30-Jul-2014
    No Keith, I didn't know any butchers in Beaconsfield road at that time. In fact I was married and living in Langley then. The only time I remember going shopping in Beaconsfield road was when I was looking for paraffin during the war, and sometimes I was lucky.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 31-Jul-2014
    Pauline, in the war you wouldn't have because I said 1958 in my original posting. I think he only bought the shop in 1956, and before then was the butchery manager in one of the Hanwell branches of the Co-Op. But this was just as the area was beginning to change and I think the shop survived only for a few years. I would like to know for how long it was there. I went to school with one of his sons.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 31-Jul-2014
    I wondered what the connection was Keith as I knew you were a Hanwell man.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 31-Jul-2014
    Yes, I haven't been there since after he opened the shop, certainly that would be about 1958/60.

    I seem to remember that there were only about 4 shops in that little parade right at the end of the road. I'm afraid it had to fail as he got his timing (the supermarkets were just starting), his location (it was effectively a cul-de-sac) and his market (demographic population change), all wrong

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 1-Aug-2014
    Today I have looked on google Street View
    That far end of Beaconsfield Road has been completely demolished, and is unrecognisable. The shops are gone without any trace, and the whole area is now the "Blair Peach primary school"

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    yes primary sch long time now he was teacher died southall....show my street ..very good .so clear camera last yr or so...

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 1-Aug-2014
    Well, that's why there is no evidence of, or little memory of those shops. They were never going to succeed. I do now remember driving down there once in about 1975 by which time I think they were all closed and derelict

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    Beaconsfield pub used to be..gone.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 1-Aug-2014
    I was down Beaconsfield Road not that long ago the pub was there then i am sure

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 1-Aug-2014
    I was down Beaconsfield Road not that long ago the pub was there then i am sure

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    beaconsf arms closed long time now..
    http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/53/5372/Beaconsfield_Arms/Southall

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    closed few yr now...
    http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/results.shtml/el/Southall%3BMiddlesex/

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    arms demolished
    http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/middlesex/southall_beaconsfieldarms.html

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 1-Aug-2014
    LOADS of all closed pub info all over Britain on

    "The Lost Pubs project" "Lost Pubs in London". You can input any county

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 1-Aug-2014
    Beaconsfield rd lots modern several yrs now huge college campus....huge leisure sports centre along....

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 3-Aug-2014
    I think this is my last post on this site. Where has everybody gone to? How can I find you all again?
    Keith

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 3-Aug-2014
    I have been looking and adding comments on FB lately, but they are not our age group.
    A few names are familiar, but when ever someone starts a link,
    Alls you get is a "me too" comment or " I was there" comment rather than a story or experience as we normally add on here.
    Having ventured on to both Southall sites on FB I, m not impressed.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Tom flynn (Member 10263070) on 3-Aug-2014
    So thinking about let's come up with some new threads to input to and keep this old farts site going as long as pos.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 3-Aug-2014
    Here here! Let us keep this site going

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    Yes, I'm all in favour of keeping this site going.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    Keith - I felt so sad when I read your post. I'm sure we'll try to keep this site going as most of the friends on Facebook haven't got the same connection as we all have over the years.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    I have just lit a candle for all the casualties including my uncle who died on 3 NOVEMBER 1918 on the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    I think we will all stay in touch with Southall massage board.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Michael Braden (Member 10097376) on 4-Aug-2014
    Denis-how tragic you uncle was killed so near the end of the war
    I had an uncle killed in 1915-his came is on the Menin Gate Memorial

  • Re: Murder in Southall by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 4-Aug-2014
    Sorry Pauline

    I really thought everyone was going to be using a different board. If you all stay here for as long as possible, then so shall I. Also just want to report that over the weekend, at last, my bees seem to have come back for the lavender. Keith

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    Thank you Michael he died in the Spanish Flu epidemic he was in the RAF as an airframe rigger on Short Seaplanes at Lee on Solent.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    Keith - So pleased to know that your bumble bees are back on your Lavender. Read a tip that if you find a bee on the floor don't immediately think it's dead as it might just want a drink. According to RSPB mix some sugar in some water and put it near the bee. It could revive it.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 4-Aug-2014
    I liked your definition "This old farts site" Tom. I will just think if it as TOFS in future!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Chris (Member 10220786) on 4-Aug-2014
    My neighbour has a candle in her window this evening too! We have our lights out now...10pm to 11pm, to show our respect! Most of our cul did sac is in darkness excerpt one house, they are too young I suppose! Chris x

  • Re: Murder in Southall by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 4-Aug-2014
    Lights on in most houses where in live OH WELL.

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 7-Aug-2014
    I had my candle on and all the other lights out while I watched the service at Westminster Abbey. Most of my neighbours did as well. I did think when all the lights went out how much electricity was being saved in that hour by the Electricity Board!

  • Re: Murder in Southall by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 12-Aug-2014
    keith..bees etc.just back from our Chichester etc areas holiday yes lavender farms fields mauve and bees.....ours died end war ..nov 1918.wounds of 3 yrs battles.arras france..northyde suthall publican....on holiday 4 aug .so restaurant .pub.hotel room.not home for candle...but tv was so well done of abbey..lights off .and unknown warrior and good tv coverage ..several days now..as warned couple h... more >>

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Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 9-Jul-2014
Has anybody noticed whether they have any bumble bees or honey bees on their lavender or flowers this year. Normally, my lavender bushes are swarming with all sorts of bees, especially bumble bees. This year none! A gardener friend of mine said he is experiencing exactly the same. He did say that as bumble bees nest underground in the winter that maybe they were drowned after the excessive rain we... more >>   
  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 13-Jul-2014
    Jean - I think you will find that Brenda Nash was murdered and found in a Hampshire Wood. She was 12 years old and Arthur Albert Jones was convicted and given life imprisonment It was Mrs Maitland who was murdered in Cranford Woods. As far as I can remember Mrs Maitland's murderer was never discovered.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 15-Jul-2014
    I have a big lavender crop this year here in Sussex, but no bees

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Jul-2014
    lordington lavender lovely..and ..lavender line train.great

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 15-Jul-2014
    I'm staying in Derbyshire at the moment but have only seen a couple of bumble bees in my daughter's garden.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Jean Kirby (Member 10268700) on 15-Jul-2014
    My buddlia is alive with butterflies but not so many bees this year, however, I have noticed that each day there are always a few dead bumble bees on the ground such a shame that they are suffering in great numbers all around the country. I live in Northamptonshsire.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by keith williams (Member 10241513) on 15-Jul-2014
    For those concerned about bees and the environment, check out - - 38 degrees - - on the web. Also, there's - https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/bees-card

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Jul-2014
    bees ...on itv..gardening tv..hour ..tonight tuesday

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by DENIS SEXTON (Member 10247112) on 15-Jul-2014
    The lack of bees could be serious.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 15-Jul-2014
    lots bees ..live . on tv.hives.8pm.itv..honey.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 21-Jul-2014
    Saw three Bumble bees on my lavender today, so that's something. Plenty of honey bees though.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 21-Jul-2014
    weekend in pond nature reserve area ..saw all sorts..bees.on thistles etc..quite few different butterflies did survey in google free gt chart photos..to see all tick..once yr survey...birds .young ducks etc..long grass meadow reeds.bullrushes so lovely,natural English
    habitat for them all

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 22-Jul-2014
    bbc 2 ...now again ..tv bees hour..again on .bbc2.now on.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 22-Jul-2014
    I watched this programme on Honey Bees tonight and found it most interesting. I'm finding that more honey bees are enjoying my lavender bushes, although still only three or so bumble bees. I'd love to know where their hive is.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 22-Jul-2014
    yes its a wonder where the hive is .gt bbc 2..gt .show//4 yrs ago had wasp nest in bush..hot path.. we dealt with..tissue fine thin grey papery.

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Yvonne Butler (Member 10237916) on 26-Jul-2014
    got attacked by bunch of bees today....they stole my nectar points///

  • Re: Bumble bees and Honey bees by Pauline Sykes (Member 10235828) on 2-Aug-2014
    Happy to say I've got a great deal more honey bees on my Lavendar bushes but still only a few bumble bees. Still, it's a good sign for the honey bees.

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