Tag Archives: Tony Turner

Castle class

I’ve had a lovely email from Tony Turner. Tony, you’ll remember, was born in a cottage at what was known as The Fort in Newtown, Brownhills. Recent historical debates here have focussed on where The Fort was, and whether it’s … Continue reading

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I fort so…

Had a great email yesterday from Tony Turner, an ex-Brownhillian who’s now moved up north. I think this, coupled with the great work from Andy Dennis, pretty conclusively nails the question of ‘The Fort’, and it’s location. Hi Bob, I … Continue reading

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A.H. Craddock Limited – what do you remember?

I’ve recently been sent some wonderful images from the recent past by Brownhills Blog reader Tony  Turner. Tony sent me an intriguing mail a week ago. Hi, In the 1960’s, my father ran a general purpose shop in Triangle near … Continue reading

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