Stories

Joy Hansle

This photo was taken on a Raleigh Industries work’s trip to Blackpool in 1953.

Herma’s older sister Linda came to England and as she had no children of her own she sent for her favourite younger sister Herma who was just 16 years old at the time.

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Jane Mansell

Photographs of my uncle Bill who lived an adventurous life.

In 1967 he went off travelling across Europe and Asia finally ending up in Australia. He knew me and was part of my life but I can’t remember him.

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Jacqui Prosser

My grandparents were a huge influence in my life and I'm extremely proud of them and my Black Country heritage

I would like to think they played a part in who I am today and like I think it’s important to pass it on to my kids.

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Mike Fenton

Oldbury Carnival - 'the heady days of the 1960s'

For the Oldbury Carnival whole families would have busied themselves months preparing homemade costumes from scratch at they own expense.

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