History of local places

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Nurses outside the Southern General Hospital, Bournebrook in credit the Birmingham Mail. Funny Nurse Quotes, Nurse Humor, Nursing Quotes, Nursing Memes, Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, Birmingham England, Manchester England, Radiology Humor

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“Nurses outside the Southern General Hospital, Bournbrook, in 1914 (@birminghammail) @uhbcomms @SWBHnhs”

Tardebigge Locks or the Tardebigge Flight is the longest flight of locks in the UK, comprising 30 narrow locks on a two and a quarter mile stretch of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal at Tardebigge, Worcestershire, England. Birmingham Canal, Worcester Cathedral, Moving To New Zealand, River Severn, Canal Boat, Narrowboat, England And Scotland, West Midlands, English Countryside

Worcester & Birmingham Canal: Birmingham, Worcester, Canal, River Severn

Tardebigge Locks or the Tardebigge Flight is the longest flight of locks in the UK, comprising 30 narrow locks on a two and a quarter mile stretch of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal at Tardebigge, Worcestershire, England.

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Small Heath

Neither the forested lands on heavy clay of east Birmingham nor the light pebbly soils to the west were very conducive to early agricultural exploitation. And this remained true in the Roman period during the first four centuries of the Christian era. However, sparse though the population may have been, there is evidence scattered across the Birmingham area that England was very much a part of an empire that stretched from the Atlantic to the Middle East. In every district in Birmingham…

The story behind the 18 original streets which made up Birmingham Birmingham Uk, Slums, Peaky Blinders, Newcastle, Nostalgia, England, Street View, London, The Originals

The story behind the 18 original streets which made up Birmingham

This is when the city had a total of just 18 streets - do you live or work in any of these?

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50 Fascinating Facts about Birmingham -

We are mightily grateful to Keith Bracey, local history buff for putting this stunning and informative feature together. This is part two – please see part one here. 26. PENS In the 1850s, Birmingham was a world centre for the pen trade. More than half the steel-nib pens manufactured in the world were made in Birmingham, where thousands of …

50 Fascinating Facts about Birmingham Birmingham Uk, Fascinating Facts, Catholic Saints, Local History, Fun Facts, Places, England, Board, Lugares

50 Fascinating Facts about Birmingham -

We are mightily grateful to Keith Bracey, local history buff for putting this stunning and informative feature together. This is part two – please see part one here. 26. PENS In the 1850s, Birmingham was a world centre for the pen trade. More than half the steel-nib pens manufactured in the world were made in Birmingham, where thousands of …