Here’s a local quiz, based mainly on Walsall Wood, set by reader David Evans. Many of the answers can be found in previous posts here on the Brownhills Blog, and please comment any answers below. I’ve added this as a page so it’s always easy to find. Let’s see what you know…
Who, what, where… one names, places and features:
The Batters – two answers, please
The Blood tub
Bates ‘ butchers
Charlie and Nellie’s
Which doctor had a princess?
Which doctor lived up Castlefort?
Where was the Wood’s surgery?
Smiths the Chemists… where?
Smith the Bakers… where?
Smith’s the grocers… where?
The WMC along Salters… where?
The WMC along Friezland… where?
Where was Polly Dixon’s?
Where were three fish and chips shops in Walsall Wood?
Where and who were two gents’ barbers?
Where and what was Baileys?
What and where were Gunn and Sivorn’s?
Where was New Street?
What was Southgate’s?
What colour were the Harper’s buses?
What was Sunnyside?
What was Utopia?
What and where was the Watersplash?
Where was the Police station in Walsall Wood?
How many banks were in the High Street?
What used to be where the all-weather football pitch is?
Two ice-cream sellers in the streets. One had a pony and cart. Name both sellers, and the pony.
One coal merchant used a horse and cart. Who?
Where was the air-raid siren on its pole?
Where and what was The Boot
Who lived the Streets Corner bungalow. What was his occupation?