• Welcome to this forum . We are a worldwide group with a common interest in Birmingham and its history. While here, please follow a few simple rules. We ask that you respect other members, thank those who have helped you and please keep your contributions on-topic with the thread.

    We do hope you enjoy your visit. BHF Admin Team

Cornish's Strangers Guide To Birmingham

MWS

master brummie
Really interesting so far. I like how the author begins by dismissing other's fanciful origins for the name of Birmingham. and his contempt for Christ Church is plain. Also love the term houses of bad character.

Thanks for the link.
 
Last edited:

Vivienne14

Super Moderator
Staff member
Thanks for posting Mike. Another gem. A tip if you're downloading the book please note (on iPad) you need to scroll down to page 8 to reach the Index page. It took me a while to realise it had actually loaded (and loaded very quickly) as it gave a blank page for the first 7 pages. Viv.
 

mikejee

Super Moderator
Staff member
Viv
A lot of the Internet archive books are like that. I think they must be scanned by some machine that just copies every page , including those that are blank
 
Top