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    Lichfield Road Aston

    Mike Many thanks, that's more than I could possible have hoped for, thanks for taking the trouble. I barely know my family on either of my parent's sides. To go two, three and four generations back, see where they once lived and get a flavour of the life they had is quite something. Steve
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    Lichfield Road Aston

    hey everyone... I wonder if anyone can help me, I half heartedly started looking at a births deaths and marriage records website earlier what is now yesterday evening and 9 hours later I have come across an entry in the 1891 census for my grandfather,great grandfather and great great...
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    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    The one about the mysterious Tipton slasher :) - sorry I thought I had quoted the original post.
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    From Birmingham Post 150 years ago

    Urinating in a public place?
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    Woodgate valley

    i have only just Thank you very much Chris. I have only just found this forum, it is absolutely excellent. I've been reading through any number of threads, rivetting stuff.
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    Woodgate valley

    Tommy Knocker's wood was supposedly haunted by Tommy Knocker himself. He was either a murder victim there or had committed suicide - memory fails me. 'Knocker' was some sort of nickname rather than his real name. Either way the wood had a story behind it. I left Quinton in the 1960's, but...
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    Chamberlain square then and now

    I am a newcomer to this site so apologies for joining a thread that is almost two years old. Some excellent pictures have been posted here. I left Brum in 1970, so I have no idea what kind of furore there was, if any, when such fine buildings were flattened but I can kind of understand how it...
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