Tag Archives: Pat Lynk

Crowning glory

One subject that has precious little presence in the historical record, yet keeps cropping up again and again is that of the local Working Mens Clubs.
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In the swim

Here’s one I suspect may trigger a few memories – unearthed by the young David Evans, it’s an image of Walsall Wood Primary School’s swimming pool, which I think is long demolished – I’m not familiar with it myself, but it seems a lot like one Millfield had – and may still do.

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Samizdat

Here’s an interesting curio supplied by blog reader and contributor Pat Lynk, and kindly scanned by local history magnet (magnate?) David Evans.I don’t know who wrote it or why, but it seems to date from the 1980’s. It’s quite an … Continue reading

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Enoch Pagett, builder: A very local history

I had another great piece incoming from David Evans while I was ill. David has been incredibly busy lately, sleuthing around The Wood to bring readers of the blog a whole tranche of articles, scans and memories from locals who … Continue reading

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