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Robert Peel Statue Birmingham

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
Astatue of robert peel stood in victoria square but removed, after an accident onNovember 11
1926,
The driver of a large lorry, whom presumerly failed to keep to keep his eyes peeled,
Struck a gas lamp that fell across the statue and hit Peel on the head,
The statue toppled onto the carrige way and was subsequently removed,
today he stands out side the police training centre at the TALLY ho
 

Mayfield

Burbury Brummie
Slightly off thread but Sir Robert Peel is buried in the church opposite my house in St Peters Church, Drayton Bassett. Its worth a visit to see his grave. Mayfield
 
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Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
thanks mabz...ive edited the word worth in your post as you had yer fingers on the wrong keys and it came out wirjy:D:D

lyn
 
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