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Alan Edgar (Eggy1948)

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  1. Thanks Malcolm. @_pauls - see above from Malcolm.
  2. @Canny lass - @Bedlingtonian - I asked Ellenor for the approximate year of the photo . Ellenor says she struggles with dates and her responses to my questions have been :- Ellenor Owen Alan Edgar A little bit older than me just be guessing AnnAustin 4 sorry but I'm sure someone will recognise a few on fb Ellenor Owen Alan Edgar Alan I started infants early 1944 & by that photo I say it was probably 2 yrs earlier not much more the few I can recall my age then would be Sheila Tatlock Ellen Lynskey Kathy Gregg
  3. I'm definitely gannin doollally - -should be 1929 - info changed back to 1929
  4. Unfortunately not - I have asked the question but as yet no response from Ellenor Owen.
  5. Photo posted on the Barrington Facebook group by Colin Crakett as 19??. Info in a book by Evan Martin shows that the earliest the photo could be is 1913.
  6. The photo must be 1913 or later. Extract from an Evan Martin book.:-
  7. Photo from Kath Simpson - Facebook group Bygone Bedlington. Kath SimpsonAuthor Two memories of Barrington School from my dad's book of memories written in his own hand.
  8. @Canny lass - shot in the dark - photo posted by ex Netherton Colliery lass Ellenor Owen (don't know what her maiden name was). Can you name any of this group? Ellenor Owen‎Bygone Bedlington Alan Brady They look like Netherton lasses. Hide or report this Ellenor Owen Wish I knew names def , Netherton lasses
  9. 1. Harry Potter was brought up by his aunt and uncle at which address? (House number, street, town and county required). Answer = 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey, England. After Harry Potter's parents are killed by Voldemort, Albus Dumbledore arranges for Harry to live with his relatives, the Dursleys - his Aunt Petunia, Uncle Vernon and cousin, Dudley. 2. Where was the first land battle of the Falklands War? Answer = South Georgia 3. Which of the four Beatles was the youngest? Answer = George Harrison Born - February 25, 1943 4. Who was known as the Widow of Windsor? Answer = Queen Victoria ’AVE you ’eard o’ the Widow at Windsor With a hairy gold crown on ’er ’ead? She ’as ships on the foam—she ’as millions at ’ome, An’ she pays us poor beggars in red. (Ow, poor beggars in red!) There’s ’er nick on the cavalry ’orses, There’s ’er mark on the medical stores— An’ ’er troopers you’ll find with a fair wind be’ind That takes us to various wars. (Poor beggars!—barbarious wars!) Then ’ere’s to the Widow at Windsor, An’ ’ere’s to the stores an’ the guns, The men an’ the ’orses what makes up the forces O’ Missis Victorier’s sons. (Poor beggars! Victorier’s sons!) Walk wide o’ the Widow at Windsor, For ’alf o’ Creation she owns: We ’ave bought ’er the same with the sword an’ the flame, An’ we’ve salted it down with our bones. (Poor beggars!—it’s blue with our bones!) Hands off o’ the sons o’ the Widow, Hands off o’ the goods in ’er shop, For the Kings must come down an’ the Emperors frown When the Widow at Windsor says “Stop”! (Poor beggars!—we’re sent to say “Stop”!) Then ’ere’s to the Lodge o’ the Widow, From the Pole to the Tropics it runs— To the Lodge that we tile with the rank an’ the file, An’ open in form with the guns. (Poor beggars!—it’s always they guns!) We ’ave ’eard o’ the Widow at Windsor, It’s safest to let ’er alone: For ’er sentries we stand by the sea an’ the land Wherever the bugles are blown. (Poor beggars!—an’ don’t we get blown!) Take ’old o’ the Wings o’ the Mornin’, An’ flop round the earth till you’re dead; But you won’t get away from the tune that they play To the bloomin’ old rag over’ead. (Poor beggars!—it’s ’ot over’ead!) Then ’ere’s to the sons o’ the Widow, Wherever, ’owever they roam. ’Ere’s all they desire, an’ if they require A speedy return to their ’ome. (Poor beggars!—they’ll never see ’ome!) 5. What was the name of the boat in which Sir Francis Chichester circumnavigated the world 1966-67? Answer = Gipsy Moth IV 6. What did Jack Horner eat in a corner? Answer = Christmas pie 7. What is the full moon following the Harvest moon called? Answer = Hunter’s moon 8. The Statue of Liberty was a gift to America from which country? Answer = France Did you know the Original Statue of Liberty presented to the U.S. was a Statue of a…”Black Woman”. 9. How many players are there in a hurling team? Answer = 15 10. Who had a 1966 hit with Good Vibrations? Answer = The Beach Boys 11. From which language has English borrowed the words brandy, decoy and landscape? Answer = Dutch 12. Which Canadian city was originally called Ville-Marie? Answer = Quebec I’ll bet you didn’t know …. Until 1930 riders of bicycles had to ring their bells non-stop while the bicycle was in motion. Answer = I did - it was in an episode of QI.
  10. Must be me age☺️- could not work that line out - had to Google it ⌨️. Answer = 'One Inch Rock' - Lyrics Met a woman she's spouting prose She's got luggage eyes and a roman nose Her body is slung from side to side Need a lift she said much obliged I'm riding piggy-back Then I came to her shack We go inside the place it's a mess She said my name's the liquid poetess She unties her mouth And her buckskin dress She drinks from a bottle Labelled tenderness I'm in one hand in the other's a can She puts me in the can And smiles through the wall I got the horror's cos I'm one inch tall Next thing I know's a girl by my side Dressed in a bayleaf she's trying to hide I asked her name she said Germaine Do the rock do the one inch rock.
  11. The original headline acts were The Kinks and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders but these acts were replaced at short notice by Tyrannosaurus Rex, later known as T. Rex. Tickets were £1. Other billed acts of note were Steamhammer, Quintessence,Stackridge, Al Stewart and Keith Christmas. Organised by: Glastonbury Festivals Ltd Genre: Performing arts festival Location(s): Pilton, Somerset, England Founder: Michael Eavis Glastonbury Festival - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Glastonbury_Festiva Back in 1970, started life as the Pilton Pop, Blues & Folk Festival. It was called the Glastonbury Free Festival the following year, before finally landing on the simple but effective Glastonbury Festival in 1979.
  12. Florence Henderson has named her dad, Tom Anderton - No 3
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