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Looking for Sheila Southall, formerly of Walsall Wood please

I’m interested in contacting Sheila Southall, who used to live in Brownhills Road, Walsall Wood, and who now would be in her mid to late sixties.
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Anthony ‘Tony’ Hackett – funeral details available

A short while ago it was my sad duty to report the passing of Mr. Anthony ‘Tony’ Hackett, a well loved and respected Brownhills gentleman who spent may years as a local school Caretaker and scout leader – the many touching tributes and kind words about Tony from his friends and former school pupils were lovely and a comfort to his Granddaughter Tara and family

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Search continues for ‘Bill’ Baker – more information now available

Ive been trying for a while to get any information on, or contact William John Baker, once resident in Walsall Wood for a while now, and as news information comes to light, I periodically re-run the appeal for the reader trying to locate him – last month they found a picture of Bill, above.

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Anthony ‘Tony’ Hackett – rest in peace

Earlier this week I posted a request for memories of Mr. Anthony ‘Tony’ Hackett, who was unwell; his Granddaughter Tara was keen to gather reminiscences of Tony, particularly in his occupation as local school caretaker, to help him remember good times.

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Can you help with memories of a popular Brownhills school Caretaker?

I have a very unusual enquiry here from friend of the blog Tara Hackett relating to her Grandfather, Tony Hackett – he was a popular local school caretaker for years, and is a bit under the weather at the moment, and Tara thinks it would be great if anyone has any memories relating to Tony they can share.

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The search for Willian ‘Bill’ Baker – anyone recognise this photo please?

Last year I ran an appeal here to find a chap called William John Baker, once resident in Walsall Wood – well, the person who asked is still searching for him, and has found a photo which I feature above – note that this isn’t the William Edward Baker who used to work at Ryford in Aldridge.

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Looking for June Dunn née Law please…

Hey you lot – another enquiry here to see if we can find a lost lady – June Dunn née Law – who lived in a few places locally, lastly in Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood; the request is from Kirsty Gormley.

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Looking for Roger Green please…

Hi folks – this is one of those enquiries we get from time to time from readers – I’m interested in contact details for Roger Green last known living in Humphries House, Brownhills.

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Still looking for Willian ‘Bill’ Baker please

Thank you all for your wonderful response to my request last weekend to contact William John Baker, once resident in Walsall Wood.
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Looking for William John Baker please

Hi folks – this is one of those enquiries we get from time to time from readers – I’m interested in contact details for William John Baker it is thought was born in 1943, and was either a son of Walsall Wood, or lived there for a while, and certainly around 1965.

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Looking for Andrew John Paul Harvey or Mandy Handley, please

I’m interested in contact details for local people Andrew John Paul Harvey who lived in Walsall Wood for a while, or Mandy Handley (possibly Hanley)who lived in the Whitehorse Road are of Brownhills. Continue reading

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