Seeing the 18-year-old with a brilliant name and bright future got our man Anthony Woolford trawling through the archives to nd the best, from Bongo Christ to Johnny Moustache, Australian goalkeeper Norman Conquest to aptly-named Belgian midelder Mark De Man plus Zimbabwean Danger Fourpence
and French team goalkeeper Dominique Dropsy, who was in their 1978 World Cup squad.
We were all members of the National Cyclists Union and wherever you went there would be hotels and cafes where you could get a cup of tea for fourpence
," said George, who was 89 when originally speaking in 2002.
Getting as little as fourpence
a pint for their milk.
Not even in their worst nightmares could they have dreamed what would happen when they joined the ninestrong audience for a Birmingham lion tamer's act, paying between fourpence
and sixpence for the privilege.
is charged for a motor cycle or motor cycle combination for a period of four hours, but if a severely disabled ex-Serviceman desires to park his motorised tricycle he is charged ninepence for the same period.
The usual assortment of owners, trainers, jockeys and stable staff, sure, and it's hats off to that, if racing for fourpence
ha'penny, a bag of carrots (optional) and mild frostbite can be filed under 'benefit'.
On average, they put aside five shillings and fourpence
(27p) a week - equivalent to 1.
Incidentally the train ride to town was then, I think, fourpence
, and twopence for me, and a similar amount by train from Stratford Station.
12 Which two men destined to become great names in the arts left their home town of Lichfield together in 1737 with (at least, as one claimed later) just fourpence
The groat ( or fourpence
( is the most valuable coin in the collection and could fetch pounds 1,200 when it goes under the hammer.
FOLLOWING his monumental failure to persuade the people of Newcastle to vote for a regional assembly, John Prescott has been left, as my mum would say, standing like cheese at fourpence
And just another fourpence
would get you an ice-cream too.
The position is so bad that the motorists who are in a hurry face the steep descent to the Swing Bridge and the following climb, or take a trip round to the High Level Bridge and pay their fourpence
That was the day when unrestricted crowds descended on stores with all the panache of a Mongol horde in an attempt to buy a 52ins television for fourpence
They would even collect rose hips, for which they were paid fourpence