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Night lines

Those wonderful Anslow brothers have been at it again and sent me a lovely bit of Walsall Wood history – inspired by the remarkable ‘Poacher’s Apprentice’ film I featured here a few weeks ago.

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Beautiful balloons!

One thing I’d like to do more of here is promote or profile local businesses – I think local traders, be they retail, craftspeople or professional services are hugely important to the local economy, and I think it would be nice to promote them more where possible.
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These are not well-to-do folk…

It’s always a pleasure and delight to feature contributions from Walsall Wood history experts John and Paul Anslow – yesterday they sent me an absolutely remarkable group photo following the wedding of Walter Yates from Walsall Wood to Annie Baker of Stafford in 1910.

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Haute couture

Amy Palmer seems to have been quite notable in Ye Olde City in the 1930s, at least – I think her store stood on the corner of Tamworth Street and Conduit Street, where the empty former Julian Graves store is today.

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A bride in Jasmine

Here’s an excellent find sent to me this morning by Peter ‘Pedro’ Cutler, in response to my somewhat tenuous enquiry about Jasmine Cottage.

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Royal memories sought for community project

I was contacted yesterday by Naomi Jones at Brownhills Library, who asked me if I’d like to publicise their local history appeal for Royal Jubilee year. Whether you’re a royalist or not, the social impact of the royal events – … Continue reading

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