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Sutton people by sascha (Member 10311610) on 20-Feb-2017
Looking for some people who used to live in Sutton- Russell Kirk, Derek Young, Colin Delderfield, Stewart Hemus, Ian Aldridge, Paul Hatch, Paul Shore, Susan Cox, Amanda Watkins, Karen Kirkham, Sara Kearsley, Maxine Thompson etc. Ot any of the guys that were at Four Oaks Venture Scouts/Ranger Guides like Neil Chandler and his friend Greg, Tim etc. I know some of these guys were at Vesey or Sutton G... more >>   
  • Re: Sutton people by sascha (Member 10311610) on 20-Feb-2017
    God typeos sorry! Falcon Lodge, even...

Trying to locate Phil Ward who attended Arthur Terry School 1980-85 by Neil D (Member 10308104) on 17-Sep-2016

i am trying to locate/make contact with Phil Ward who lived in Worcester Lane Mere Green and went to Arthur Terry approx between 1980-1985. He later went on to study at Matthew Boulton Technical college and beyond that worked for Honeywell Bull in Erdington.

Does anyone remember Phil or know whereabouts he is now living..

RedLeb by Alan Ingram (Member 10307148) on 13-Aug-2016
Does any remember RedLeb? They lived in Victoria Road and played there in the basement. The only gig in Sutton was at a School Fest, can't remember the name.
The Band consisted of Nick, Denny, John, Greg and Alan (me).
I also played often in the Folk clubs in Sutton. The Three Tuns every Wednesday or Thursday night around 1972.
Would like to contact old Friends!
Joshua Ward abt 1900 by paul bennett (Member 10301107) on 30-Jul-2015
Looking for any one who might have known Joshua Ward in Mamoral Cottage Worcester Lane Four Oaks Sutton Coldfield, passed away in 1980 at St Marys Hospital Selly Oak, looking also for His Daughter Violet Johns
Paul Bennett
Ley Hill Middle School Mere Green 1972 - 1976 by Ian Bradbury (Nick) (Member 10300980) on 18-Jul-2015
Hi, I would be interested to hear from past pupils from Ley Hill between 1972 and 1976, in my class were four Ian’s- Ian Surage who I believe now lives in Bristol, Ian West or Weston-Ian Bytherway and myself Ian Bradbury.
Also other names include- Keith Miller last known to be in Minworth – Andrew Edwards – Neil Warrington last seen in Pool Dorset, I just happened to bump in to him in the s... more >>
  • Re: Ley Hill Middle School Mere Green 1972 - 1976 by Mandy (Member 10304092) on 19-Mar-2016
    I went to Ley Hill roundabout that time (Amanda Trilloe) recognised the name Keith Miller he was in the opposite class to me. The head teacher then was Mr Reid who constantly chained smoked even in assembly.
    The names I remember are Rebecca Lord, Julie Essex, Samantha Hartley, Martin Allen, martyn Guest, Jonathon Cutler, Jonathon Stanley, Morris Graham, Wayne Moult, Tracey Ford, Sarah Britton to name but a few

person trace by malcolm tucker (Member 10299875) on 17-Apr-2015
anyone out ther remember Janet Knightley of wylde green. Knew here in the 1960s . Last I heard she went to London to train as a nurse and then she went to south africa
malc t
Violet Johns by william ward (Member 10299632) on 22-Mar-2015
Does anyone have any information on this lady who used to reside at the Memorial Cottage in Worcester Lane Four Oaks Sutton Coldfield,circa 1970-1980
She was the daughter of my grandfather Joshua William Ward who I believe also lived here.

Thanks for any assistance
  • Re: Violet Johns by paul bennett (Member 10301107) on 30-Jul-2015
    Hi I am looking for this Lady to
    Paul Bennett see you soon

Searching For Peter Wooldridge by mrsboop (Member 10299579) on 18-Mar-2015
Hi I am searching for Peter wooldrige from four oaks in Sutton Coldfield born about 1945. I believe he may have changed his name to Peter Brown. His mom and dad lived in four oaks in the 1960's/1970's. Peter also had a sister called jane who was about 6/7 years younger than him.

I would be greatful for any help to find him or his sister

Please email me at
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Just like many people nowadays I've been looking for ways to make extra money. Importantly, ways which don't require me to leave the house or think t... more >>
Little Sutton School Worcester Lane Four Oaks by Christine Heckel (Member 10277840) on 3-Sep-2012
Did anyone go to little sutton, I was there from when it opened to 1970. I then left to go to Riland Bedford, I remember names such as Jill Tolley, Hanna Davis, Janette Poole, Carol Pagett, Keith Mitchelle, Paul Trollop and Mark Hemingway or Green I think. If you remember any of these names or any others please get in touch.   
Robert Archer 1940's grocer by David Nisbet (Member 10267123) on 4-Nov-2011
I'm looking for information about my grandfather Robert Archer he lived in or near Sutton Coldfield and owned a grocers there. Would really appreciate any information about his shop or hear from people who knew him.   
Joan Chapman by Wendy (Member 10230364) on 31-Mar-2011
Happy 70th. birthday on 30 March to Joan, nee Chapman, formerly of Coleshill Street, Sutton Coldfield, from Wendy, nee Cross.   
Daron Griffiths by Bronwen Irene Williams (Member 10240143) on 2-Oct-2009
Daron went to Arthur Terry school initially then Riland Bedford after we moved to a flat in Four Oaks. Daron learned hairdressing at Ian McLeods in Mere Green then became under manager at Clippers later before moving to Burton On Trent Staffs. He has the big 40 next year which I would like to make a memorable occasion shared by everyone. Get in touch with his mother on 07951118417   
trying to find childhood sweetheart by Paul Riley (Member 10240562) on 12-Sep-2009
can anybody help me locate JANE PAGE used to go to arthur terry in four oaks ,had two sisters joanne and sharron having trouble finding her i know she is married and has kids useed to live near burntwood i think ,her family still live in four oaks any help finding her would be much appreciated   
New Inns Four Oaks by Stephen walton (Member 10239464) on 5-Aug-2009
Can anyone please tell me if this place is still going. I played for the bowls club there for a couple of years and played against them for many more. Is it still called The new Inns or has it changed its name.

Looking for old Art friend by Sue Hudson (Member 10238753) on 7-Jul-2009
This is Sue Gamson (now Hudson) who is wondering about Pru French last seen mid 60's at Sutton Art School, Sutton Coldfield.   
  • Re: Looking for old Art friend by philip watts (Member 10301204) on 8-Aug-2015
    I was sorry to hear of sue gamson death 17 may 2015

  • Re: Looking for old Art friend by philip watts (Member 10301204) on 8-Aug-2015
    and also written by doris Clarke

  • Re: Looking for old Art friend by Sue Hudson (Member 10238753) on 26-Aug-2015
    Paul Hudson here, just noticed this comment. Yes Sue struggled with Alzheimer's for a number of years, losing her art and then speech and finally mobility. A very nasty illness for Sue a 'happy' release.

  • Re: Looking for old Art friend by Doris clark (Member 10301491) on 3-Sep-2015
    Sorry to hear that sue gamson had so much suffering. Before she died. I used to listen to her father. At Streetly and I have a full size picture of him from the 1940 April daily sketch my mother knew him and sue and gave paul piano lessons

  • Re: Looking for old Art friend by Doris clark (Member 10301491) on 4-Sep-2015
    We watch paul hudson with p levy like me he often gets. It wrong

1980's supermarket by sarah hayward (Member 10238557) on 29-Jun-2009
can anyone tell me the name of the supermarket that was where laura ashleys is now. I think it shut down in about 85/86 thanks   
  • Re: 1980's supermarket by Stephen walton (Member 10239464) on 5-Aug-2009
    I think it was called Mac market but I may be wrong as there was also a supermarket where Argos is

  • Re: 1980's supermarket by sarah hayward (Member 10238557) on 6-Oct-2009
    it was international

Qualified Plumber with a Water Mark - new to the area by P Bradburn (Member 10237218) on 3-May-2009
Clear Flow Plumbing has arrived in Sutton Coldfield. A small business where our qualified plumber works hard to give the highest quality workmanship and a price you can afford in these uncertain times. Our qualified plumber operates a 24hr Emergency Call Out Service on (07951) 674 295 but you can call with general queries and to book our plumber for routine work on (0121) 378 3194. Alternatively... more >>   
Old friends from Sutton. by Bob Straughan (Member 10236408) on 27-Mar-2009
I was at RB 1959 - 1964 and lived at Rectory road. Classmates, Dave Edwards, John Beadman and obviously others. Also friends Hank Wood known for Chess and Tim Mott. I was in the church choir and a bell ringer and knew Susan Watford and her horse and Anne Williams. Would love to hear from them or any info regarding their whereabouts.   
  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by Tony Bradbury (Member 10242981) on 9-Dec-2009
    Hi, this is Tony (Antony) Bradbury, and my older brother, Peter and I, too attended Riland Bedford in the same period as yourself. I contacted the school (it has a new name) and they had no records for any old boys or of school activities. This is a crying shame. I did make contact with Robert White, but, sadly, he died of lung cancer last year. Names I recall...
    Malcolm Bradbury; Trevor Foster; ... more >>

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by Bob Straughan (Member 10236408) on 14-Apr-2010
    Hi Tony like you I would probably recognise your face. Fellow pupils John Beadman, Roger Hoult, Dave Edwards (came to school on motorbike with sidecar), Andrew Waller to name a few we all had hair and aspirations then, now we are old grey and balding and reminicing how sad are we? My memories of some the staff are quite clear, Jack Brooks engineering, Bert Hickin RE and maths, 2nd Headmaster was M... more >>

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by Tony Bradbury (Member 10242981) on 28-Dec-2010
    Hi Bob. yes, Indeed, I recall everyone, just putting a few names to face is a pain (getting old).
    Happy, halsien days.... or were they?
    By the way, my wife and I have a facebook page
    >> mariashomemadecountryfare > g6ypk << you might get a few more with pictures of where I live etc., It's my personal page.
    have a happy new year... Tony

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by james (Member 10257755) on 8-Feb-2011
    I went to riland bedford 1959-63. I remember all of your names but I doubt you will remember me, james (jim) walker. I never really felt I fitted in.was a bit of a loner but hung around with dennis waterhouse and richard (ricky) franks. was pally with roger tidmarsh (tiddles)and I used to help out in the tuck shop. remember birt hickin (you blithering idiots) pop eye (english) teddy brookes (rugb... more >>

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by David Lamb (Member 10262301) on 11-Jun-2011
    I left RB in 1959, Hung out with Norman Matthews, Peter Lightwood.....would be interested in knowing what happened to them...
    I currently live in Sydney Australia..
    I was David Lamb but changed name by deedpoll in 1981 to David Simons which was my Stage Name..I am an Entertainer and still performing..

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by Dave Edwards (Member 10292628) on 17-Apr-2014
    Hi Bob
    Well what a surprise, just trawling through internet re riland Bedford,and there was my name with ref to attending school on motorbike and sidecar! Those were the days!
    I am also retired and living in mid Wales in aberaeron, we have a small B&B reply if you get this message
    Dave Edwards

  • Re: Old friends from Sutton. by Bob Straughan (Member 10236408) on 7-Jun-2014
    Hi Dave
    I now live near Abergavenny and occasionally travel into the uncharted areas of Mid and North Wales with a TVR car club. We used to go to Devils bridge each year for bonfire night and called at Aberaeron for fish and chips on the way up. Small world indeed. As we are both retired I have grand children how scary is that! Reminiscing I think can age you even faster. I will try and contact y... more >>

Joan Chapman by Wendy (Member 10230364) on 24-Jan-2009
JOAN CHAPMAN, are you out there somewhere? (1950s pupil at Sutton Girls, formerly of Coleshill Street)
From Wendy, nee Cross
  • Re: Joan Chapman by Wendy (Member 10230364) on 30-Mar-2009
    Happy 68th. Birthday, Joan.
    From Wendy (Cross)

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