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    information about industry

    another interesting site regarding industry https://www.igg.org.uk/gansg/12-linind/012-index.htm#gasele
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    railway information

    Here is a good read about railways and its works https://www.igg.org.uk/gansg/index.htm#bash
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    addmission to Aston Hall

    Addmission charges to come into force April 01 2011 and other buildings https://birminghamnewsroom.com/2011/03/community-museum-charges/
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    Aston Roll of Honour 1914 -1918

    Any one researching Aston for Aston forces killed in action click on link below this list was compiled by John Colin https://www.astonbrook-through-astonmanor.co.uk/Roll-of-Honour
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    New look

    Looking for help I have just finished the new look www.handsworthhistory.co.uk site would like a feed back and some input from members stories and photographs new and old, any input would be appreciated you can e-mail me or message me. Would like to thank Mike Ingram and Jamal from Nibs...
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    Hello Forum members any one out there that can help, all contact information below I am Carl Chinn's producer on BBC WM… this Sunday Carl is away and I am unable to contact him. I was looking for contacts regarding Spitfires during the Battle of Britain. I would really like people to call...
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    Unsung Heroes

    This is John Cox who you may ask who, he is the person who really saved the Town Hall He stood in the rain the snow collecting thousands of signatures to save the town Hall, he asked people with power to help him and was told he was wasting his time, and as you know know it was not all in vain...
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    census area index

    this might help you in census area searches
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    Policing Birmingham

    I have a book of the title above by John Reilly ( Chief inspector) An account of 150 years of police in Birmingham ISBN 0 9515152 0 9 Quote To the memory of every Police Officer who ever walked the streets of Birmingham in the freezing cold of a winters night; especially to every such...
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    Heartlands History

    Any one who as lost contact with Heartlands History follow this link as Heartlands are linked to this site https://www.stjosephs-nechells.co.uk/
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    witton barracks

    I have been asked if we can help in this request John H I am looking for information about Aston during WW1 which I am researching. on looking at the Roll of Honour, I see that my grandmother's first husband is not mentioned, although I have visited St Mark's Church in Washwood Heath and seen...
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    conducters badges

    My Mom was a bus conductoress at Hockley depot circa 1940's does any one know what would be on the badge they had to wear (letters & numbers)
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    Another Birmingham special person as passed away after a long illness R I P Smudge Ron (Smudge) Smith passed away on Thursday 14th May.
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    newspapers for research

    Here is a link to research from newspapers, News and Photographs there is a fee involved if you find what you are looking for https://3400.e-printphoto.co.uk/bpm/index.cfm?z=z&action=cat&c_id=110479
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    Walter Collins and the Beet family

    Can any one help with this request from Joan Foster. Hi John, I am not sure whether you will be able to help me in my quest but here goes! Do you know where or how I may be able to find anyone who lived in Gt Russell Street in 1937? I am interested to find someone who may remember a tragedy...
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    Can any one remember or who as photographs of these murals I have seen them some where perhaps Heathfield road ? I wondered if you can help with this, if so it would be much appreciated. I am trying to find photographs (preferably colour) of the original murals that were recently replaced...
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    an unusual a picture within a picture I wonder if the photographer realised he had taken this reflected scene look at the window close up at Lacey's
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    Release of 1945/6 Birmingham Electoral Register

    Midlands Historical Data Newsletter of 11 March 2009 Release of 1945/6 Birmingham Electoral Register ______________________________________________ 1. Release of 1945/6 Bimingham Electoral Register We have today released the 1945/6 Birmingham Electoral Register. The qualifying date for the...
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    John Hopton

    looking for John and Ann Hopton 1861 where born what ages please
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    Winson Green by Ted Rudge

    This is Ted Rudges book of Winson Green more details to follow regarding obtaing this copy