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    The Edgbastonian Monthly Local magazine

    On the Union Club Colmore Row Thread there is a reference to The Edgbastonian Local Magazine... https://birminghamhistory.co.uk/forum/index.php?threads/the-union-club-colmore-row.49476/post-699342 An interesting publication that first appeared in May 1881...
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    Where is it, outside Birmingham #9

    This picture was amongst some from Stratford...
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    Where is it, Outside Birmingham #8

    Another picture from the 60s, anyone recognise this magnificent building?
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    Where is it , Birmingham #12

    A Dog show from the 1960s...
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    Where is it, Birmingham # 12

    Could this could this be another from Drayton Manor ?
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    Where is it, Birmingham #11

    Is this a Birmingham Park?
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    Where is it, Birmingham #10

    This was in with pictures around Aston Park, but it could have got jumbled
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    Where is it, Birmingham #9

    Late 60s, and probably in the City Centre. But what is the occasion ?
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    Where is it, Birmingham #8

    Sorting some old slides taken by my late uncle, probably late 60s.
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    Phoenix Drug and Spice Mills (Bone Mills)

    In the Thread "Rope brush Manufacturing" the business of Phoenix Drug and Spice Mills was mentioned at 393 Farm St. Until 1882 the premises had been used by Withers Brothers, Rope and Brush Manufacturers. The Birmingham Daily Mail Sep 1881 carried this information... “A telegram that would be...
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    Listed Buildings in Aston Ward.

    The site below shows the Listed Buildings in the Aston Ward, each would have much history to be uncovered. https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/england/aston-ward-birmingham#.Xi10RS-ny-p
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    The Iron Room, Birmingham Libraries. Recent Articles

    The Iron Room, Birmingham Libraries. Recent titles for 2019. “In the last 12 months, we have continued to add a range of recently published titles to the Birmingham Collection, the Black History Collection and Serials. All these titles are available to view in the Heritage Research Area. We...
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    Photos of Birmingham 2020

    Picture of the wheel and the Hyatt made it on the BBC pictures, scroll down... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-50686148?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk&link_location=live-reporting-story
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    The Birmingham gun trade, First World War

    From the Evening Despatch, May 1915, a report from the annual meeting of the gun trade, and the effect of the War on the Birmingham gun-making trade. “Since the declaration of war demand for sporting guns had practically ceased, on the eve of what promised to be an exceptionally good shooting...
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    Church of St. Aidan, Small Heath (All Saints from 1994)

    Present day picture from Google Street view, and the opening in 1894...
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    James Archdale and Company, Ledsam Street.

    From the Illustrated London News of 1909, J Archdale and Co, Ledsam Street.
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    Child Emigration from Birmingham

    There is a thread for Middlemore Homes, but not for Child Emigration in general. https://birminghamhistory.co.uk/forum/index.php?threads/middlemore-homes.50003/ Here is a picture from the book Empty Cradles by Margaret Humphreys showing children from 1929.
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    Larkhill c1970

    Uncovered some slides taken by my late uncle of a military display at Larkhill around 1970. I have scanned them for posterity and maybe of interest to those military historians. Click to enlarge... http://www.ipernity.com/doc/2254674/album/1242340
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    Messrs Rabone Brothers (later Rabone and Petersen Co. Ltd)

    There may be much to tell about this old Birmingham Merchant Company, which passed to the Dixon family in the mid 1800s. Amongst other investments it allowed George Dixon MP (1820-1898) to be able to follow his pursuit of reform causes. In the report of the death of Edward Rabone in 1865, at...
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    Recollections of Old Birmingham, 1866.

    Recollections of Old Birmingham, 1866. In January 1866, over 150 years ago, there appeared in the Birmingham Daily Gazette an article titled "Recollections of Old Birmingham," I think it deserves a Thread of its own. " ... many of the old buildings once famous in the town, but which have been...