St stephens church, Sneinton


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Hi All, Been following your posts on and off for years...Great to hear all your comments as I was a Sneinton Girl from birth , born on Sneinton Road almost opposite the St Stephens church in my Granma and Great Granmas rented house.I went to Sneinton old school at 4 ( my mother camped outside heads office til he agreed to take me at Easter term) and then moved up to the new one when it opened.I was Rose Queen in 1967 or 1968 - still have a lovely photo somewhere and my sister was also Rose Queen in 1972.

My Granma locked horns with the vicar of St Stephens many times !! and after one such occasion  she insisted my Prarents got married in 1962  at St Matthias church instead. Father Tyson definitely was in The Fox most nights- it was a smirking point in the area and does anyone remember Ivor Gledhill Teacher at Sneinton School who also resided at the Vicarage for many years. I think they had something ' in common' if you know what i mean.  

 

Sneinton Girl and MariaG i think we will know each other from what you are posting. 

ask me any Sneinton questions - its all coming back to me now !!!

 

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Hello all,   This looks like a great community and I’ve really enjoyed reading about the history of Sneinton.   I’ve just purchased the vicarage on Windmill Lane. My husband and I hav

Anyone know any of the people in this old 1959 Pathé clip? We’re trying to track them down for an amazing event in Sneinton this autumn!    https://youtu.be/RbORetSEesA

Hi All, Been following your posts on and off for years...Great to hear all your comments as I was a Sneinton Girl from birth , born on Sneinton Road almost opposite the St Stephens church in my Granma

1 hour ago, RoseQueen said:

Sneinton Girl and MariaG i think we will know each other from what you are posting. 

ask me any Sneinton questions - its all coming back to me now !!!

 

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Welcome to Nottstalgia RoseQueen.

 

It's interesting that you might know Sneinton Girl or MariaG and I hope you get a response, but neither of them have visited this site or posted anything for several years. However, if you have anything to tell us about your days in Sneinton, please let us know.

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Greetings Cliff Ton, Thanks for noticing my post- I've been in lockdown for 8 weeks now and sadly I may just ramble on and on.......have pity, but it may be very interesting LOL.

cheers for now as its gin o clock but  i'll organise some postings very soon.

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I think most people in sneinton knew each other back in the days ,post ww2,i am sneinton born and bred,loved the place,we didn’t have two pennies to rub together,and were little tearaways,but the people of old sneinton were the best.

see all the names on here and try to remember who they might be,especially the ladies ,now most have married names.

wish there were more old time sneinton eras around now,be a better place .

cheers

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Hi Lupo, Our family name is Payne ( not many of us about up north as is a Hampshire name) and my Dad was born in WW2 in Sneinton. We had friends named: Marsden (related to Tish the boxer), Raven...related to Vann,

Spencer ...related to Whitmore some of whom were related to Watson. Porter, Ingle and Hallam. All from close to St Stephens church / Windmill Lane.

Denny Staniforth was well known to my Parents(was there a senior and a junior ?) as was Oglesby's from Notintone Place, Billy Glossop the Grocer ( no legs in later life)

Daley the Newsagent off Sneinton rd.   Sisson - my Dad's best man, think his wife was related to the Terzza's.  I could go on and on !!!! Yes we were all poor but generally behaved fairly well.

 

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Hello all,

 

This looks like a great community and I’ve really enjoyed reading about the history of Sneinton.
 

I’ve just purchased the vicarage on Windmill Lane. My husband and I have bought it to be a forever home for us and will be investing in bringing it back to its former glory. Hopefully those of you still in the area will see it being given some well needed TLC and investment over the next few years.

 

I have loved hearing about the garden parties they had in the 50’s and 60’s and would love to make it a place that is known and welcome to the community. 
 

If anyone has any history or photos of the vicarage I would love to hear/see. Equally, if anyone is in the area and would like to come see it again, please feel free to PM me, the door is always open.

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57 minutes ago, Hannah said:

I’ve just purchased the vicarage on Windmill Lane. My husband and I have bought it to be a forever home for us and will be investing in bringing it back to its former glory.

 

This place  ?!?!  https://goo.gl/maps/m1Bc6iTEmKbo8c2t8

 

That looks like a massive/challenging/interesting/mad challenge to take on.  A place with character and history. 

 I'd be fascinated to see any photos of what it looks like inside, either before or after.

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5 hours ago, Cliff Ton said:

 

This place  ?!?!  https://goo.gl/maps/m1Bc6iTEmKbo8c2t8

 

That looks like a massive/challenging/interesting/mad challenge to take on.  A place with character and history. 

 I'd be fascinated to see any photos of what it looks like inside, either before or after.


Thanks for the replies all and yes that’s the one! 
 

I’ll keep you updated with the progress :-)

 

 

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Hi Hannah a big welcome   to the site, i look forward to your post's. I can remember (just) giong inside this house for our/ for want of a better word sex disscuison with Farther Tyson. We were married at St Steven's in 1965.

Sorry can't help much all I remember is the piano that stood in the background.if you look at St Ann's predemolition site you might find some thing on that, or maybe if you cantacted the church they just might help.  

Hopefully when this virus has slowed down a bit and we can once again go out would love to come and visit. 

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