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  1. throstle

    Trunks, Hinges, Flowers & A Drum

    All: Attached is a photo which shows the employees of a metalworking factory where many of my ancestors worked and lived. Indeed, several of my ancestors are probably in this photo but I don't know who and probably never will. It was taken on Hanley Street in Birmingham and the company was...
  2. throstle

    Ames, Stokes Stevens Of Hanley Street

    Between 1871 - 1901 a set of Parkes ancestors lived on Hanley Street in Birmingham. Hanley St. still survives but, obviously, the slums of yesteryear have long gone. Address-wise they're listed anywhere from 26 - 37 Hanley Street and are as follows: Parents * Eliza Parkes/Weldin/Stokes (this is...
  3. S


    Does anyone know anything about the Parkes family who lived in Smethwick in the late 1800s early 1900s? Searching for details of my grandmother, Sarah Emily Parkes. The family originally came from Newport, Shropshire.:rolleyes: