Jack Perkins

Jack Perkins

Young Frank Perkins (son of John) in front of Perkins Brothers garage and bike shop. Notice the petrol pumps as Perkins Brothers was the only petrol station on Heath Hayes at the time. Photos received from Mel Evans John Perkins pictured with son Jack Perkins year...

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Mel Evans MBE

Mel Evans MBE

I was born in 1952 and lived at Heath Hayes all my life. We lived on Hednesford Road opposite the old Harpers garage and as i child used to sit on door step watching the green buses arrive and depart. I attended the Heath Hayes primary school on Wimblebury Road and...

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Joy Mills (nee Joyce Derry)

Joy Mills (nee Joyce Derry)

My family lived in Norton Rd from 1953-62.  There were only a dozen or so houses in the street and we were surrounded by fields and lanes which were enjoyed by all the kids in the village.  The Coppice coalmine was behind our house and there was a sizeable slag heap...

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Wimblebury Road School 1961

Wimblebury Road School 1961

This was taken at Wimblebury Road Infants school about 1961 when I was in the 'middle 'class. Some names I remember are;- Janet Lee, Jackie Pool, John Whitehouse, Ivan Skaleski, Anita Collis, Alan Rotchell, Whose mom 'Nancy Rotchell' used to be dinner...

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Wimblebury Road School Andrew Teece

Wimblebury Road School Andrew Teece

Thanks to Andrew Teece Hello Alison Photo(s)attached, I had a go at naming faces. You might know some of the missing ones, hope I got you right ! 1 2 Lynn Collins 3 Marie Spanswick 4 5 6 7 8 9 Tina Miller? 10 Derek Jones 11 Alison Thacker 12 13 Andrew...

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Christine Turner

Christine Turner (Maiden Name Wegrzynski) I have lived in Heath Hayes all my life. I am now 63. I was born in Piggot Street, Wimblebury and remember my auntie having a horse and cart, while we had pigs at the bottom of our garden. The houses in Piggot Street were all...

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Shelia Reader School days in the 1950’s

I would like to share my memories with you about my school days in Heath Hayes and about the educational problems caused by mining subsidence to the Wimblebury road junior school. I went to the infant school next door when a rather fearsome...

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Nellie Bruce

Nellie Bruce

During the 1940's, 50's and early 60's Nellie  Bruce known as Madame Bruce and her dance band held a weekly dance at St John’s church hall every Saturday night. The drummer was a Tom Lawrence who lived in Stafford St. Twice a year Mrs Hurley who lived...

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Sheila James

SNAPSHOT OF HEATH HAYES IN THE 1950’S A personal recollection by Sheila James My memories of childhood in the Fifties is a rather unique snapshot view, because it has a limited viewpoint but is no less intense and varied nevertheless.  My family and I were always...

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Brian Lawrence

Brian Lawrence Hi Just seen your site and was delighted to see a pic of my godfather Eddie Davis who was the manger of the co op at the corner of Stafford St from 1943.  I was born in 1940 at 68 Stafford St and spent the first 23 years of...

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Paul Cooper

Paul Cooper - The one Clacton Camp was the last camp (I think) that Sam Barber organised, I went along with some mates from the youth club he ran up the hut. Can remember some of my old schoolmates names from the photos but did not have time to include them just yet...

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Rovers Crew Alan Morris

Rovers Crew Alan Morris

Front row Sam Barber, George Marriott, Rev. ?,my Dad Arthur Morris, Tixie Wyles, tall young man behind my Dad Doug Sturgess Courtesy of Alan Morris Brisbane Australia heath hayes history © 2017 Home Hosted by mylittlehippo     JOIN US ON FACEBOOK...

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Estelle Field

Estelle Field

Hello there, I stumbled across your website, my name is Estelle Field and I have attached a couple of piccys of my great-grandfather, Eli Fereday of Heath Hayes and also his daughter Florence Clara Fereday, who was my maternal grandmother. My Great grandfather was a...

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Ann Evans

Ann Evans

Thanks to Ann Evans heath hayes history © 2017 Home Hosted by mylittlehippo     JOIN US ON FACEBOOK Facebook

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