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  1. HI RICHARD B CAN YOU CLARIFY YOUR POST RE; YOURDAD IT WOULD SEEM YOU ARE RELATED TO THE NAME FEARNEHOUGH
  2. ANY WAY OF FINDING WHAT AMATUER GROUP USED THIS PLACE, MY WIFE AND I WAS INVTED BY ITS STAGE MANAGER [ ALSO HE WAS A DIRECTOR AT THE OLD HOPE&ANCHOR BREWERY BRAMHALL LANE] 1946-7 ERA
  3. ANY WAY OF FINDING WHAT AMATUER GROUP USED THIS PLACE, MY WIFE AND I WAS INVTED BY ITS STAGE MANAGER [ ALSO HE WAS A DIRECTOR AT THE OLD HOPE&ANCHOR BREWERY BRAMHALL LANE]
  4. RichardB HI Think you may be referring to the building that was turned into small luxury flats, when i first new it, it was an hostel for men i beleive it was a bob a night,this was 1942 when one of our brickie's was dossing there, yrs later it was Lacey's a warehouse i thimk it's been other things too thereused to be iron railings at the front
  5. It could be out side the Sportsman Harveyclough rd if anyone can find a picture of the pub incidently was mylocal for over 40yrs. skeets
  6. The ornate facade was still standing after the blitz and pronouced safe ,I ended this topic too soon , ironicly at 17yrs old i was sent by Frank Astling and Son with another joiner to repair the shell of the building and formed 2 shops using using the frontage ,1 shop was an electric appliances , can't remember the the name , we repaired and reglazed all that block including LEVYS the tailors, army stores, herbalists, sweet shop, hobbiesshop, the staircase up to the learner dance classes, Golds i think. I have related this info; on S Forum
  7. THERE WERE TALL SLENDER PLANTS IN THE FOYER OF THIS CINEMA AT 12 YRS OLD WHILST MY PAL WAS LOOKING AT FORTHCOMING ATTR; I WAS PUTTING A BENT LEAF OVER. ANOTHER THE USHER GRABBED ME TOOK ME TO THE MANAGER WHO CALLED THE POLICE. MY DENIALS AND TEARS WAS TO NO AVAIL. MY PARENTS HAD PAY 2/6 COSTS, CHEERS SKEETS
  8. I KNEW A FRED MORTON HE WAS A BUILDER IN THE NORTON AREA IN THE 60TIES, SOUNDS LIKE THE GRANDSON
  9. An early school [broomhill] pal of mine was named Joe Revill he lived in broomhill , his father was in those days like my mine taxi drivers both from the horse days ,we lost contact when we left the area but do recall them going to live on shirecliffe rd , hope this is aclue cheers ARTHUR
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