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    RobT replied to the thread ARMY AND NAVY TAVERN BARFORD ST.
    List of premises from 1867 Birmingham Post Office Directory Here's a map for 1890 (41-42 Barford Street South), later map (238 -240...
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    RobT reacted to MWS's post in the thread Looking for Paula (Miss Margaret’s Shop) with Appreciate Appreciate.
    Unfortunately this appears to be her...
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    RobT replied to the thread Help on area..
    Well done Radiorails, just beat me to it, found another photo taken I believe from the same place. Map showing route of tram in first...
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    RobT reacted to Radiorails's post in the thread Help on area. with Appreciate Appreciate.
    The photograph is of the Parade, the distant tram is still descending Summer Row. It is April 1939. The 80 route did go to St. Paul's...
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    RobT replied to the thread Help on area..
    Could it possibly be outside 296 Heath Street, Birmingham 18? There was a Challingsworth Limited, Iron Founders which had something to...
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    RobT replied to the thread Coach Smith.
    A coachsmith was a smith who forged by hand or under a power hammer the iron work used in the building of railway or tramway coaches...
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    RobT reacted to Lloyd's post in the thread Bus conversions with Appreciate Appreciate.
    This former bus with a van body was used to take cash from garages to the bank. All quite heavy stuff when all fares were collected in...
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    RobT replied to the thread Tommy Ball Murder.
    You might want to check this other thread already on this site...
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    Yes at least some of Series 1 is on youtube
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    RobT reacted to pjmburns's post in the thread 13 Adelaide Terrace, Erskine Street with Appreciate Appreciate.
    I think is is an embankment. So the railway lines are on a different level to Oak Cottage. Probably a fence as well.
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    RobT replied to the thread 13 Adelaide Terrace, Erskine Street.
    According to the index for that scale of map they're slopes
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    RobT replied to the thread 13 Adelaide Terrace, Erskine Street.
    The position of this Terraced House reminds me of when we lived in Booth Street, Near Handsworth & Smethwick Station, we were invited to...
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    RobT replied to the thread 13 Adelaide Terrace, Erskine Street.
    13 Aderlaide Terrace is shown where the red dot is on this 1950 map
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    RobT reacted to mikejee's post in the thread Help with Handwriting with Appreciate Appreciate.
    To confirm, in electoral rolls for 1920, Frederick Usher was at 107 Gerrard St with Ada & Rosa Thomas
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    RobT replied to the thread Help with Handwriting.
    My guess would be Gerrard St, Lozells, Birmingham 19
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