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Great info, thank you very much all. Amazing what can be placed together in a short space of time.
Here are the details of the 2 x W Payne.
William Payne (1832 - 1892), occupation: Tailor
Mary Bailey Taylor (born 1839), occupation: Tailor (Wife of above)
William Henry (King) Payne (1854 -...
Thanks all. Very interesting finds indeed. The info on the change of name is interesting.
The men I am trying to research are William Payne and his son also William Henry Payne (both listed as Tailors in the census, plus wife Mary B Payne listed as a tailor and daughter Elizabeth listed as...
I am trying to find some information on a London company called Watts, Payne & Co. I can see that they are listed in a London post office directory up to 1915. I am trying to find an address and any other details on the history of the company. Payne, Watts and Co were listed as a Tailors in...
Unfortunately I have come to learn that the Eagle and Tun will not survive HS2. I am so sad, I am lost for words. Thanks to ell for the pics.
What a shame that this building could not have been incorporated and preserved. It would have made such a difference and made so many people happy that...
With the announcement of HS2 going ahead as of 11 Feb 2020, I have decided to educate myself on Curzon Street railway station and any other building/s that are still standing near Curzon Street. If anyone can add anything to improve my knowledge I would be grateful.
Thanks Viv (and all who have posted) for recommending this thread. I have had a quick look through and I have learned lots in a short space of time. This information is important to me in order to learn about where I come from and the history of Birmingham.
I can look at my family tree and...
Just looking through this thread as I want to learn more about the Curzon Street Station. Just watched the government approval for HS2 on the lunchtime news, I can see the old Curzon Street Station is still standing and what a pleasing sight that was.
The original building was larger? If so...
Let's just hope that it brings good things to Birmingham. I am just about to look up the old Curzon Street railway, at least an old building was still to be seen at the Curzon Street site on the TV this afternoon.