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Hi Steve. I wrote on here before I found your post on your other thread, sorry. Lots of pictures of the coach and Switzerland trip here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/1staboysbrigade/albums/72157628096380806 and videos on youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCmc1R-G1-w1ltaSmd2EQcFw Enjoy.
In 1950 the Boys, Brigade attached to John Bunyan Baptist Church was the Kingstanding platoon of the 1st A Birmingham based at People's Chapel in Hockley. They became the 11th in 1961. It started in the 1930s when the houses in Kingstanding were built and many people from the inner city moved...
The attendance records and over 2,000 other photos and records are on the 1st A Flickr page. Follow the link at the bottom of the web site home page www.1abb.uk or directly here: http://www.flickr.com/1staboysbrigade/sets
The girls are members of the Girls Life Brigade attending a district service at the People's Chapel. Carrying the district colour is Barbara Watkins (now Sabin) with colour party Eileen Mullett (on right) and I think Sylvia Clarke. Now called the Girls' Brigade the 14th Birmingham company still...
Yes, that makes sense. All the blocks are similar. Now for another puzzle.
Looking at the reversed version of post 1 picture 1, (09.jpg)
Assuming taken at the same time with the scaffolding on the same tower as 11.jpg , it would be looking west (to the left) somewhere on the right of this...
Post 1. Picture 2 10.jp looks like Newtown, Westhorpe Grove off Mossborough Crescent.
Picture 1 9.jpg and picture 3 10.jpg may be reversed if Newtown as the stair wells are towards the wrong end of the blocks. Were the photos off slides?
If reversed picture 3 looks like Newtown, Hadfield...
Boxing Day football matches still happen at Perry Barr park, but unfortunately playing fields had to be sold after vandalism.
Lots more info on the 1st A BB here https://1abirmingham.boys-brigade.org.uk/Contents.html
Rob, you may be interested in seeing some of over 5,000 pictures and memorabilia about the 1st A Birmingham Boys' Brigade posted on flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/1staboysbrigade/sets
You may be able to find pictures of your uncle and reference to him on the roll books and membership...
1st A Life Boy leadership changed a lot more frequently than the older boys Company, but old records are still being found so don't give up yet Brian. We are amazed at the records and pictures that are available. There are not many Boys' Brigade companies that have such a large and varied...
Hi Lyn, Andy is continuing to scan all the documents and pictures that we find but unfortunately not all membership forms have survived. We will look out for anything we have on Mark, but it looks like he was only a member for 6 weeks. Rob.
Lots more photos and memorabilia on the 1st A Birmingham Boys' Brigade from 1913 to present, including old lists of members with addresses. 5000+ on flickr.https://www.flickr.com/photos/1staboysbrigade/sets/?&page=1