is Brian aged about 3 in a polyphoto
with his mother Beatrice on Bournemouth beach circa
of Joan and Phil Darley circa 1943
the left: Phil's father, Phil's mother (seated),
Phil's best man, Brian in his velvet suit,
Joan, Phil's sister (Joan), Joan's uncle Bert, Joan's
mother Beatrice (seated).
with new bracelet aged 10 in 1946
with his cousin Stan at Butlin's Holiday Camp,
Skegness circa 1952
street party in Wattis Road, Bearwood -
. . .
This was the Queen's Coronation street party in Wattis
Road, Bearwood. Phil and Joan Darley are dressed up.
Phil is the devil and Joan with the tall hat. Brian's
mother (Beatrice) is on the right beneath the photo of
the Queen in the house window. Auntie Ede on the left
in the check coat. Brian (aged 15), with the shock of
hair, is standing in the doorway of Billy Hudson's
house with Brian Allen on his right.
Brian was a member of the Forward Operatic Company in
Birmingham which put on annual shows at The Theatre
is Brian aged 17 in costume in the musical Magyar
Melody in May 1954.
also involved in musicals in Bristol
she is (front row, 2nd from the left) with the Savoy
Operatic Company in December 1957
is a nice photo of my sister Joan Darley. Not sure of