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Midland Red

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16 of 24  Sat 11th Feb 2017 4:11pm  
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Perhaps they were using the business address to recruit staff/workers for their family home?
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17 of 24  Sat 11th Feb 2017 4:30pm  
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Dunno, there was definitely a Flinn at number 10 because I've got a picture of it.
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18 of 24  Sat 11th Feb 2017 4:45pm  
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The adverts you refer to are dated 1951 - the GPO Telephone Directory for that year lists Flinn & Co, Jewellers, 10 Warwick Row, no others Thumbs up
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19 of 24  Sat 11th Feb 2017 5:13pm  
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So assuming 14 was correct they moved from 14 to 10, with some job recruitingness! Big grin
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20 of 24  Wed 22nd Feb 2017 7:24pm  
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Yes, I can confirm that Flinn & Co jewellers were in Warwick Row in the mid fifties, as I recall at right angles to the Row and next to the Warwick Rd Congregational Church (URC) and Sibree Hall. I bought my fiancée's engagement ring and she bought me the signet ring I wear today from there. In those days the tradition of making a gift of six teaspoons with the purchase of rings was still in vogue. Only plated silver by then but presumably in the 1930s they would have been silver.
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21 of 24  Wed 22nd Feb 2017 7:43pm  
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You're quite correct, Prof In recent years it has been converted into the Warwick Road Church Centre - it's the white building here Thumbs up
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22 of 24  Wed 22nd Feb 2017 9:01pm  
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I did a piece on it too
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23 of 24  Thu 23rd Feb 2017 4:21pm  
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I see from the pictures that my memory played tricks, I thought the display window did not front onto Warwick Row but was at the side, but I was wrong. Strange after all these years I should think that but thank you both for the photos of Flinn & Co. I was christened in the Warwick Road Church, and my grandfather took up the collection plate as a steward on Sundays. Edited by member, 23rd Feb 2017 4:23 pm
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24 of 24  Sat 25th Feb 2017 2:50pm  
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I seem to agree with you Prof that at least some of Flinn's windows were on the side. There was also another Jewellers nearby called Thorn's. I still have a silver bracelet bought from there in 1965.
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