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Birmingham Christmas Quiz.

sospiri

Ex-pat Brummie
No. 9 of Sid Field was taken outside his childhood home in Osborn Road, Sparkhill, where there is a blue plaque.

Maurice
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Maurice

In this case I'll make an exception and say you are right, yes I want the name of the street.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Right the state of play at the moment is we have 5 correctly answered questions, one question answered correctly by a combination of two posters. Then we have a question that has been two thirds answered by another combination of two posters but still has the most important part of the answer missing. So we are looking for three and one third answers.

If you are still struggling by Sunday evening I will give the results up to that day.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
John

Without giving anything away, I will agree that Saltley Gasworks can't be seen from William Henry Street unless you are about a hundred feet in the air to see over the top of the hill that Nechells Green is on. Yes Nechells gas works (Windsor Street) are in plain site across the wharf.
 

john knight

signman
John

Without giving anything away, I will agree that Saltley Gasworks can't be seen from William Henry Street unless you are about a hundred feet in the air to see over the top of the hill that Nechells Green is on. Yes Nechells gas works (Windsor Street) are in plain site across the wharf.
In that case I would say William Henry Street, looking at Windsor street gasworks.
 

sospiri

Ex-pat Brummie
Well, look at Phil's post #64 again. He didn't actually say they were Saltley Gasworks, and I never knew the area well enough anyway. What he was saying "right" to was my question where I asked if it was the name of the actual street that he wanted. So, please guys, don't get aerated as it may not even be Saltley Gasworks! :) :) :)

Maurice
 

john knight

signman
Well, look at Phil's post #64 again. He didn't actually say they were Saltley Gasworks, and I never knew the area well enough anyway. What he was saying "right" to was my question where I asked if it was the name of the actual street that he wanted. So, please guys, don't get aerated as it may not even be Saltley Gasworks! :) :) :)

Maurice
Sorry Maurice, when I saw Saltley, I knew something was amiss.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
If you read my post at #71 you will see that I said exactly the same as John. Can I just point out that the William Henry Street runs slightly uphill toward the gas works and the original photo runs downhill towards the gas works. There that's another clue I've given.
 

Phil

Retired Layabout
Can I say that we are in exactly the same place we were in when I posted post #67. To get us a little further along I'll just say that they are not Windsor Street gasometers in the photo.
 
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