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history starts here

and here we are
history starts here
Handsworth and Handsworth Wood
Handsworth Park
Edith Holden 1871-1920
J.R.R. Tolkien. 1892-1973
Edward Burne-Jones 1833-1898
Time Line Of Victorian Birmingham
Kent Street Baths and Wash Houses (c 1855)
Birmingham or Brummagem?
Brum Rocked
Boulton, Murdoch and Watt
Albert Ketèlbey 1875-1955

Literary Heritage West Midlands

In Their Footsteps

St Martins in the Bull Ring (c.1895)

Queen's Head Yard, Birmingham [click for larger]
© Crown copyright.NMR

Nos 6,7 and 8 Bishopgate Street (c1905)
Nos 6, 7, and 8 Bishopgate Street (c.1905)


a history of the area of
Aston, Birmingham

the site is about Roman roads,
in particular those that have been
discovered in Birmingham
images, verbal and pictorial
of Birmingham in the Victorian Age

a history of the ancient
parish of
Handsworth, Birmingham

preserving the birthplace of
the Industrial Revolution

keeping the past alive

growing up Handsworthian.
roaming far and wide
but never really leaving
we remember
A selection of scanned
photographs and slides
taken between the 1960s
and 1990s, in and around
Birmingham, Bromsgrove,
Smethwick, West Bromwich
and Walsall. Taken by
Keith Berry. Amazing stuff !

histories of a Birmingham

Local history site for
the Perry Barr area
of Birmingham

history, shopping and


50 years of Progress
A short history of
the first 50 years of
the Austin Motor Company

100ft below the city centre
is a secret telephone exchange
called ANCHOR. opened in 1957
built to withstand a nuclear
attack, the exchange was obsolete
as soon as it was completed.
massive thanks go out to
Sebastian Ballard for this.

Subaru UK

there is birmingham website is
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