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#902479 - 25th Sep 2014 4:16pm Random pics of local and national history
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My sister and I have began clearing my Grandads home as he is now being cared for elsewhere.

We clicked away, here are some pics camera


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#902480 - 25th Sep 2014 4:24pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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#902481 - 25th Sep 2014 4:29pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Description: This one has its own 'plush' carry-case.


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#902482 - 25th Sep 2014 4:43pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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The Edward VIII coronation mug is interesting. He abdicated in December 1936. The mugs were produced in huge numbers, so unfortunately, not worth much.
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#902487 - 25th Sep 2014 6:27pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Take good care of the L'pool O'head Railway map. A great bit of History !

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#902496 - 25th Sep 2014 7:27pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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They say Waggon wheels are still the same size.I don't think so!!!!

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#902505 - 25th Sep 2014 8:24pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Thanks for posting , very good and interesting ..

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#902585 - 26th Sep 2014 4:00pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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World War two pics with descriptions.


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#902586 - 26th Sep 2014 4:09pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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#902590 - 26th Sep 2014 6:09pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Interesting photos . You must get quite emotional when you look at them Rudebox. A good insight to how things were in wartime. Thanks for sharing.

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#902607 - 26th Sep 2014 7:19pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: cools]
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Interesting photos . You must get quite emotional when you look at them Rudebox. A good insight to how things were in wartime. Thanks for sharing.
I do, yes. Luckily, he is here to answer questions and tell us his storys.

For instance, today I asked him about the telegraph (posted pic yesterday) and learnt the story behind it.

At 8 years of age he had decided to get the train from Woodside to North Wales and the telegraph was sent to his mum!! lol. I asked why he thought it was a good idea to travel alone to wales at that age- "I like it there" He cracks me up laughing laugh He is 94 on Tuesday.
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#902622 - 26th Sep 2014 9:23pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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One of these men ( I suspect the one on the left) is my Great Great Great Grandad 1852- 1922.

You may have seen his Work party

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/search/painted_by/james-henry-robinson


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#902674 - 27th Sep 2014 1:11pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Very interesting Rudebox - thanks for sharing

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#902725 - 27th Sep 2014 8:15pm Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Great photos. Thanks for sharing

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#902749 - 28th Sep 2014 10:52am Re: Random pics of local and national history [Re: RUDEBOX]
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My gosh, I love his paintings. From here they look more interesting to view than Hopps. Really like the one of Wallasey Grammar School too.
Can't you find a painting in the attic ? laugh
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