He became a gymnastics teacher for the Education Committee before joining Cadburys in 1907 as Director of Gymnastics and Physical Health. I have always wondered about (and tried to find) one of my primary school teachers from St. I loved her so much and she had a tremendous impact on the person I grew up to be.
I am looking for any information regarding Gymnastic clubs, especially in the late 1880s, with perhaps any mention of Ralphs achievements both national and international. And that is all I know, I didnt even know that mother had brothers and a sister although once or twice she vaguely alluded to "we children".
On the marriage certificate, it states that James's father is John Gregory and he is a police Officer.
Censuses say that they went on to have several children.
My Great Grandmother lived in the area for most of her life.
Her name was Winnie Madden and she was born in 1881.
According to census I know he married a Sarah Reeves on the 22/12.1861, as I have the marriage certificate, and he died on the 25/11/1906.Certificate held, Sarah was born in 7/12/1912, also in Birmingham.My problem is, I cannot find a birth for James Gregory.I am looking for information relating to residents of Coplow St in the above time frame.I lived at 114 Coplow Street until July 1963 where after we left for Australia, where I have lived for the past 50 years.My name is Linda Simmonds, nee (Hart), my parents were Len and Kate Hart.