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Forum: General Community Talk 30-06-2014, 17:15
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By rosegrove
Re: The Memoirs of an Uncommon Man - Roland Leman Drinkwater

Yes Roland it was a good history of your dad's life in accy I think we could write about our early days on within grove and what we got up to Roland best seller me thinks hope your keeping well...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 04-06-2014, 11:10
Replies: 22
Views: 2,377
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Huncoat Hall

Hi John I lived at no 5 grass mere close next to ken they had a son terry I think and a girl called pat so I must have know you I left within grove in 1966 moved to the midlands
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 04-06-2014, 11:03
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Carl Phillipson?

Remember Carl and Roland from my within grove days went school with both to wood nook school would like to know how Carl is if possible I now live in the midlands
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 07-05-2014, 08:05
Replies: 68
Views: 2,828
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Woodnook Secondary

I went wood nook 1963 from peel park some names that come to mind Charlie Duffy phil duxbury Carl philpson Roland drink water terry titles. Jog any bodies minds
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 08-04-2014, 06:30
Replies: 68
Views: 2,828
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Woodnook Secondary

Thanks for info cash an that's why love this site somebody always knows something which we forgot about cheers
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 07-04-2014, 16:52
Replies: 68
Views: 2,828
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Woodnook Secondary

Taddy or Steve I remember when at wood nook a girl from huncoat was killed by a shot gun in a accident I think her name was swindle hurst my be wrong you might remember it being huncoaters it would...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 07-04-2014, 16:41
Replies: 22
Views: 2,377
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Huncoat Hall

Hi taddy sorry it was my spelling wood nook school to blame the name is titley hope you knew him stuart
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 06-04-2014, 17:10
Replies: 68
Views: 2,828
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Woodnook Secondary

Hi taddy I went wood nook till 1966 when I moved to midlands used to get school bus from within grove always a bit banters bettween huncoat ears and within grove lads I remember a lad called jack...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 06-04-2014, 17:01
Replies: 22
Views: 2,377
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Huncoat Hall

God toddy I forgot all about huncoat hall I used to help out in the dairy and yes those breakfasts and Walters wife always had fag in her mouth I also used to help on the milk round with a man called...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 22-02-2012, 20:54
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By rosegrove
Re: woodnook sec school

hi roland my email is awzd65@dsl.pipex.com
Forum: Heritage and History 07-05-2010, 17:18
Replies: 30
Views: 6,609
Posted By rosegrove
Re: WW2 bunker near Hambledon Hill

my mother said it was dummy airfield with dummy planes and searhlights it was used to divert german planes from manchester airport and hopefully bomb the dummy airport there was still bits there in...
Forum: Heritage and History 11-03-2010, 14:41
Replies: 377
Views: 28,584
Posted By rosegrove
Smile Re: Spire farm development

thanks dizzy lizzi that was his name think they moved down south when is father died
Forum: Heritage and History 09-03-2010, 10:44
Replies: 377
Views: 28,584
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Spire farm development

hi all spire farm i am sure i used to go to that farm and play with the farmers son is name was arthur it would be 1963 64 time anybody know of him but i remember that tower so i think it was there
Forum: Crash Computers Chat 25-01-2010, 16:02
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By rosegrove
Re: no sound

thanks accy man will check all many thanks
Forum: Crash Computers Chat 24-01-2010, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By rosegrove
no sound

hi all got no sound on my computor can anybody help
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 09-01-2010, 16:59
Replies: 49
Views: 2,795
Posted By rosegrove
Re: 1st. Barbers

the barbers i used to go to was by babyland toy shop i think it was called kemps it was quite trendy for the early 60s
Forum: Heritage and History 05-01-2010, 16:27
Replies: 52
Views: 4,720
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Peel Park celebrates 100 years this year

i remember the main hall had faces round the hall most were victorian
i left in 1963 to go to woodnook school the headmaster was mr hinchcliff
but rest of the teachers i can not remember
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 18-05-2009, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,830
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Hollins Lane 1967/69

went to woodnook but moved to birmingham 1966
left school in 1967 name nelson any body remember me lived within grove
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 29-03-2009, 18:20
Replies: 217
Views: 18,302
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Who Remembers.......

i
remember the cafe in the market hall homemade food lovely
the old swiming baths with the cabins round the pool
then a bag of chips from the chippy opps the baths
then would watch the wheels...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 08-03-2009, 18:53
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By rosegrove
accy cricket ground

hi all old film of accrington playing church 1902 on you tube
i put in search box stubbings jct to accrington and that came up
i was looking for film of the old line that went from accy to...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 17-02-2009, 16:07
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By rosegrove
Re: woodnook sec school

hi talented but slow lost contact with roland 2 years ago when my computor crashed i know he as a photo web stite but cant remember it
we hanged around together 1963 66 when i moved to the midlands...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 10-02-2009, 17:03
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By rosegrove
woodnook sec school

hi anybody went woodnook sec schooli was there till 1966 then moved to the midlands i think that was the last year before the to hollins new schoolnames i can remember phil duckworth carl philppson...
Forum: Questions and Answers 31-01-2009, 19:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Black Peas

hi do holland and barrett sell black peas anybody know as i live in the midlands now remember having them at accy fair in the early 60s better know as pidgeon peas then
Forum: Accrington Hall Of Fame 28-03-2008, 11:28
Replies: 32
Views: 14,347
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Huncoat Hall - (Birtwistle)

i worked for walter proctor during the 60s bottleing milk he delivered milk around huncoat within grove ect did not know it was that old it was a farm then
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 20-03-2008, 09:11
Replies: 143
Views: 11,349
Posted By rosegrove
Re: Who remembers?

any body remember the potateo pie man used to come in a van you take a dish out and he would fill it for a few pennies he used to come round within grove
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