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Baroness Thatcher

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LilyL Report 22 Apr 2013 16:50

No reason at all Errol ! If someone makes a statement THEY must be the person to clarify it, not a third party, as presumably 'someone' read/heard about it from somewhere/someone in the first place, else why say it?! if they can't, then they shouldn't make the statement!!!!!


Porkie_Pie Report 22 Apr 2013 16:49

LilyL and Errol I have lost count at the amount of times said member has done this, He will NEVER stand to be challenged or corrected on anything he posts and always attempt to turn it into a persecution saga as for disingenuous, not a strong enough word me thinks,

John, still waiting for you to come back with the name of the book you claim to have written about a village in South Yorkshire, Oh and where can I get a copy of the book



eRRolSheep Report 22 Apr 2013 16:27

Thank you LilyL

However the poster of that strange claim about names seems to find it amusing to badger me about it on different threads.
Why should I go and look it up when he has already done the research?
A simple request that's all.


LilyL Report 22 Apr 2013 16:21

No, Muriel's maiden name is not a mystery, it's perfectly clear as was stated earlier. However, as there was a statement made to the effect that it WAS different to the one she was born with, all that is being asked here is that as a particular person made this statement, would it not be too much to ask for them to clarfy it, which seems to me to be a perfectly reasonable request. If they are able to do this, then ok, I for one would stand corrected, if, however, they made a genuine mistake, ok fine, we all do that from time to time, and that's fair enough, but to try to turn a perfectly reasonable request into some persecution saga is, well, a bit disingenuous! :-S :-S


Porkie_Pie Report 22 Apr 2013 09:48

John, Thought so,

No doubt for reasons of data protection or was is it to avoid justifying your claim of being asked to do a history, I assume about "the village" and having written a book about it,

So what's the book called? Oooooooooooooops forgot your not answering questions today

Your claim/assumption that the affects led to depopulation? and drug abuse?

The drug abuse increased in those areas was comparable to rest of the country with the exception of councils who thought it a good idea to house problem families together in certain areas, one such area is not far from me and the cost to the tax payer of such a policy is eye watering,

depopulation? large parts of South Yorkshire saw growth throughout the 1990's in both jobs and populations

In fact the mining village I was born in saw a population growth around 40% in the 90's



Dermot Report 22 Apr 2013 09:27

SylviaInCanada - thank you for your personal attack. Cutting remarks can offend but her indoors would probably agree with your sentiment.


JustJohn Report 22 Apr 2013 08:59

Errol. I doubt the maiden name of Mrs Thatcher's sister Muriel is a big mystery. But you do your homework and release it if you feel it is important, please.

Roy, my silence speaks volumes. No, of course I will not release name of village
:-| :-| :-|


Porkie_Pie Report 22 Apr 2013 08:04

John, Once again your very selective on which posts you reply to,

You posted on page 37 of this thread 18 Apr 2013 09:51

What began to change my views was 13 years ago when I was asked to do a history of a South Yorks mining village for the Millennium. I spent some time in the village and got to know a lot of residents.

page 38 18 Apr 2013 11:55
I asked if you would name the village in South Yorkshire and am still waiting for the answer.

If you don't want to name the village then just say so rather than ignoring the request



AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 23:57

I hardly think any of us will be around to see Will's and Kate's offspring on the throne


Lyndi Report 21 Apr 2013 23:17

That's a bit random Errol :-S


eRRolSheep Report 21 Apr 2013 23:08

John everything you say comes across as completely made up so add when you have some actual fact - we live in the real world.

You made claims about Margaret Thatcher's sister for example, but you have never actually been able to substantiate those claims - how interesting


JustJohn Report 21 Apr 2013 23:00

A mansion in the country never did me any harm. Am sure little Princess A*********** will be ok.

Heck, she will be our Queen one day after King William V has moved on!!!! Hope we all see that day :-( :-(


SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 22:52

:-D :-D


Lyndi Report 21 Apr 2013 22:28

You made me chuckle Sylvia :-D


SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 22:07

well, as the 57 room royal mansion is uninhabitable until asbestos is removed ...........

little one is probably very much better off staying in his grandmother's $5 million mansion in the country.

not even mentioning that his mother's milk will be much better for him/her if it isn't laced with asbestos.

Don't be such a pig-headed idiot!

It was always on the cards that the child would spend at least as much time with his grandparents as with the Royals.

It's known as bringing fresh blood to an institution admired around teh wrold, if not in Britain.


Dermot Report 21 Apr 2013 21:05

Oh dear! How has it come to this that a future UK monarch will be starting his/her life in a Berkshire based commoner's house rather than in the splendour of a 57-roomed royal residence?


Lady Thatcher would have done something about this.


SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 21:02


or very hard working, saved hard ............... and were paying off the debt for the next 20 or more years.


AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 20:59

didn't Alf Roberts marry Audrey off Corrie?


Gins Report 21 Apr 2013 20:44

Sylvs, to be able to afford to 'buy' a house in the 1920's....middle class, me thinks


SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 20:39

Hayley ...............

I know Ashton under Lyne quite well.

My brother's wife came from there ................... and he DID walk from Oldham to Ashton and/or back many times when they were courting, around 1950/51.
They lived in Gorton Manchester from about 1955 on ........

........ but she left him and moved back to Dukinfield in the late 1980s to take care of her Mum, and still lives there, albeit now very doddery ........... not far from the Crematorium. There is a lovely view of Hartshead Pike from the Crem .............. I just love going to look over towards it.

Yes, the good thing about Oldham was that you could be out on the Moors within 10 minutes from the City Centre ..................... from 1951, we lived in Waterhead, on the Huddersfield Road ................ and within even easier each of the Moors, and not that far from the beginning slopes of the Pennines.

It was a 2 up 2 downer that my parents bought in 1928, and where I was born. I gather they are now pretty expensive to buy!

They were good people!