• Welcome to this forum . We are a worldwide group with a common interest in Birmingham and its history. While here, please follow a few simple rules. We ask that you respect other members, thank those who have helped you and please keep your contributions on-topic with the thread.

    We do hope you enjoy your visit. BHF Admin Team

Search results

  1. Steve R

    The Birmingham Pals in the Great War

    In the Birmingham Pals history of the 14th battalion there is a C Crisp who is on the Manifolda Limited roll of honour in West Bromwich. Could this be your relative?
  2. Steve R

    Woman's Auxiliary Police Force Birmingham

    Hello Lyn Thank you for the offer of this and something I would like to take you up on. We have the original statue in the museum which will feature at the Lock Up when the work is done to transform it into the museum. We are currently emptying the building waiting for a starting date for the...
  3. Steve R

    Woman's Auxiliary Police Force Birmingham

    Very nice picture. The WAPC played an important role supporting Birmingham City police. Mainly used for clerical duties during the war. There were other auxiliaries also during WWII such as the Police Auxiliary messenger (PAMS) First Police Reserve (FPR) Police War Reserve (PWR) and of course...
  4. Steve R

    Help With Locating An Image Please

    Just seen this thread. I also became more interested in thread because of the pubs. I was hoping post 14 was going to say the pub was called 'The Monkey House' or the New inn as it was formally know according to the press. More research required Steve R
  5. Steve R

    Stag and Pheasant - Bromsgrove Street

    A great start to the research. Never ceases to amaze me the information than can be found. Steve R
  6. Steve R

    Pubs Of The Past

    RobT I have tried to PM you to confirm who has copyright of this picture of the Stag & Pheasant. Could you try and PM me and let me know please. Steve R
  7. Steve R

    Pubs Of The Past

    Brilliant Thank you all. Steve R
  8. Steve R

    Pubs Of The Past

    Mike Post 1573 I have seen this picture before but didn't think it was the same pub as the road name Henage Street? runs down the side but in the papers it is Pershore Street/Bromsgrove Street? Did the road layout/name change Steve R
  9. Steve R

    Pubs Of The Past

    Hello all I am after a little help to find some pictures of old public houses for our heritage project. The first is called the Stag & Pheasant. It is reported in a local paper in 1895 as being located at Pershore Street/Bromsgrove Street. I have looked on the www.midlandspubs.co.uk but cannot...
  10. Steve R

    Lock -Up Steelhouse Lane

    Hello all I just wanted to update you all on some very good news that we on West Midlands Police heritage project have had. For those of you that have followed my previous posts you will be aware of the heritage project and the fact we have wished to develop the former Victorian Lock - Up...
  11. Steve R

    Lock -Up Steelhouse Lane

    Hello all We have recently updated the Lock-Up site with the events the heritage project will be holding in the new year. In addition to the normal heritage open days we have several very interesting talk coming up. Some reading may be interested to know that we have an extended talk on capital...
  12. Steve R

    Steelhouse Lane Police Station..the End Of An Era

    Hello all Some of you will be aware that I have been working with my colleague Corinne on relocating the West Midlands police museum from Sparkhill police station to the former Lock - Up facility in Steelhouse Lane. Moving the museum became necessary following the announcement that Sparkhill PS...
  13. Steve R

    REMEMBERANCE DAY IN BIRMINGHAM 10th NOV 2019

    Lyn Thank you. A great find. Strange really that these pictures of stunning beauty are a reminder of such tragedy and suffering. Just to remind people that the volunteers at the former police Lock - Up facility on Steelhouse Lane have an open day on the 9th November which will have a remembrance...
  14. Steve R

    REMEMBERANCE DAY IN BIRMINGHAM 10th NOV 2019

    Lyn Thank you for the pictures. Steve R
  15. Steve R

    REMEMBERANCE DAY IN BIRMINGHAM 10th NOV 2019

    Lyn Great photo, where was that taken? Steve R
  16. Steve R

    Lock -Up Steelhouse Lane

    In total 17 Birmingham officers died during WWII due to enemy air raids. Our book 'Condition Red' released last year commemorates this and also the work done by officers rescuing those involved in air raids. There were three George medal winners, a fairly new medal in WWII awarded for...
  17. Steve R

    Lock -Up Steelhouse Lane

    Hello all I just wanted to highlight the events taking place at the Lock -Up as the year begins to draw to an end. We have just two open days left this year these being the 12th October and the 9th November. For those of you who have followed with interest what we are trying to do with the...
  18. Steve R

    Horses on the canals

    Great picture at post 7. Didn't realise that we still had them at the 70's. Good luck with the research. Steve R
  19. Steve R

    Birmingham Police strike 1919

    Hello all The West Midlands police museum have released their latest book to commemorate 100 years since the police strike. Very few people are aware that the officer went on strike but at the beginning of August 1919, 120 Birmingham policemen went on strike - joined by officers from London and...
  20. Steve R

    Birmingham City Police 1839 - 1974

    Hello all I mentioned in post 146 that volunteers from the West Midlands police museum will be holding their next open day at the former Lock - Up building in Steelhouse Lane on the 3rd August 2019. This will also be an event that commemorates 100 years since the police strike and we will also...
Top