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Kings Heath in the 60s


master brummie
I found this old home video on youtube and thought some of you would like to see it. Kings Heath, people and places in 1960.

[ame="https://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=-z69OqEmTFk"]YouTube - This Is Kings Heath - 1960[/ame]


posher half
Lloyd brilliant vid shame no sound bet the old fellows could tell us some stories and a proper traffic bobby great:)

lily wallis

Nice one Lloyd, I've posted it on to Tommy Godwin's daughter Kay, as you may know they had a cycle shop in Silver Street.

Tommy Godwin is my cousin Graham, The Aunt Beat and Uncle Ern mentioned at the beginning of his book was my Mom and Dad, his sister Rennie who lived in America was my Godmother, he did pay me a visit about 4yrs ago thats the first time we'ed spoke for many years, I've never met his wife or his daughter but nice to see he's still with us and still active.

kind regards Lily Wallis nee Evans

Terry Pearson

proper brummie kid
Hi, Folks!
I think the YouTube link for this video has changed since this topic was started ... here is the current YouTube link to my home movie of King's Heath 1960 ...

... thanks for your kind comments!


Super Moderator
Staff member
Thank you Terry. I have replaced theol d link in post 1 with your new link


master brummie
Enjoyed the video of Kings Heath. I used to do all my shopping there in the 1960s. Good memories.


Ex-pat Brummie
That was just before I left to move south, though no faces that I recognised. I spent a lot of time in that library too. Great! :)


Terry Pearson

proper brummie kid
Thanks, Maurice! I think I'm right in saying that the library is one of the places in the film that is still intact today! Terry