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    Shakespeare Memorial Library/Room

    From the Iron Room, Birmingham Libraries...to be digitised. “The Birmingham Shakespeare collection is internationally significant and contains 100,000 items including rare artwork, posters, scrapbooks, programmes and music scores in 93 different languages...”...
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    In The Garden 2021

    I remember back in 1999 while walking the Centenary Way in Warwickshire, and approaching Hawkesbury Junction on the Coventry Canal, seeing at least five pairs of Bullfinch. Lovely to see the contrast between the male and female.
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    THE NOOK PUB BIRMINGHAM

    The Nook and the Nest, May 1900 Birmingham Daily Post...
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    OLD BIRMINGHAM PHOTOS FROM STEVEBHx

    There was a William Hughes 150 Moor Street in 1957, and City Shades, 151,Moor Street in 1949.
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    OLD BIRMINGHAM PHOTOS FROM STEVEBHx

    Red Barrel, how bad could it have been... https://boakandbailey.com/2019/01/watneys-red-barrel-how-bad-could-it-have-been/
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    Moor Green connections to Hockley??

    Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (Priya Satia) “The Farmer & Galton gun firm, like many Birmingham gun firms, also offered other manufactured metalware, such as swords, bayonets, shears, gravers, files, and cutlasses; hence their enduring ties to edge-tool and...
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    Moor Green connections to Hockley??

    January 1884, Birmingham Daily Post
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    Moor Green connections to Hockley??

    In 1881 the address of the Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain was Moor Green, King’s Norton.
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    W.H.Brisco/Briscow?

    There was a W. H. Briscoe and Co Ltd. of 51 and 52 Park Street, Birmingham. https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/W._H._Briscoe_and_Co
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    OLD BIRMINGHAM PHOTOS FROM STEVEBHx

    Only trouble was that one of the twelve would draw the short straw and have to drive.
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    When Everyone Wore A Hat...

    Posted by Astoness in the General Transport Strike 1911. The man caught just about to jump from the railway bridge.
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    W.W.TURNER - Theatre Furnishers - Station Road, Northfield

    The Gaiety Picture House explosion 1936...reopened 1939. Was the Little Theatre constructed during the second world War ? http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/59913
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    W.W.TURNER - Theatre Furnishers - Station Road, Northfield

    Interesting 3D view of the Little Theatre. https://50buildings.telford.gov.uk/virtual-tour-locations/little-theatre-donnington
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    Group photos

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    In The Garden 2021

    Woodman spare that tree ! Too late, another beautiful tree, a Maple, gone.
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