Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ken Rose – Coley

Hi Mervyn nice to hear from you, I remember the trip to italy very well although it seems like a lifetime away. I bumped into David Jacobs a couple of days ago had not seen him for must be 20 … Continue reading

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Ken Greswell – Coley

Greetings from a sunny Normandie. I am grateful to Ashmead and the Watkins family for providing me with the opportunities to enter the world of music. Am still playing, and involved in banding, jazz, and arranging music. Will soon be … Continue reading

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Mervyn Woodward – Coley

John I found your blog very interesting particularly with regard to the Wolseley Street section.  I went to Italy in 1963 with the Reading Central Club and made a friend on the trip from Wolseley Street, Ken Rose, so it … Continue reading

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John Cummings – Coley

One of my sons recently gave me a book for my birthday – “Reading – the 1950s” by Stuart Hylton. Interesting book – brought back lots of memories like the opening of the Palomino coffee bar.

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Geoff Weller – Coley

Hello Mick I saw Jean Weller nee Mayo,yesterday and we were remembering some of Coley,and its characters.I believe you are distant cousins,is that correct.I remember you lived in Garnet St and of course you played for H &P,S and Reading … Continue reading

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Geoff Weller – Coley

Hello Tami I have replied to your Dad and just to tell you he really did play beautifully,its good to hear he is still playing,and thank you for your contact,It brought back lots of lovely memories best wishes Geoff Weller

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Geoff Weller – Coley

Hello Ken How good to hear from you ,I hope you are well.It seems a very long time ago that we played together in Spring Gardens,with Derek.Am I right in thinking that you were taught by George at Ashmead before … Continue reading

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Michael Millam – Coley

In the Bricmakers Arms photo – No 12 is my mother Nancy Millam And No 22 is my sister Margaret. I am still studying the picture to see if I recognize anyone else, memory is not good. MM

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Ken Greswell – Coley

Hello Jo, Are you with Spring Gardens? I was with them in the “Watkins” era and they were responsible for me having music which helped me to make so many friends in my working and playing life.

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Ken Greswell – Coley

Hello Geoff. Will be more than happy to get in touch. I am living in France, having worked here for a long time. Am now retired and getting back to spending more time with music.

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Tami Sinha – Coley

🙂 Ken is my dad, if you send me an email I will pass it on to him. He is still playing and still really good 😉

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