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Re: Church in Craven Street ? [Re: diggingdeeper] #1063755
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A friend of mine lived in Gomer Street off Borough Road in the late 60s, it was still all Gas, no electricity at all in the house.Some of the streets in Birkenhed in the early 50s were 240 volt AC and some were 240 volts DC very interesting if you took something electrical to your mate's house and plugged it in, our house in Mornington St was AC, I think the next but one street up (Derby St) was DC. Back to topic:-several members of my Family were married in St Matthews Church and quite a few Christenings as well.

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The electricity substation at the top of Singleton Avenue was one of the last to convert to AC in the country.


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