The Queens Arms pub - Charlotte Street - Birmingham, West Midlands B3 UK

The Queens Arms pub - Charlotte Street - Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Poor women making baskets in the workhouse - Victorian. Inmates would be given menial tasks as part of the Victorian ideal of salvation through work #victorianpoor #yearsgoneby #socialhistory

Workhouse records go online and reveal British roots of millions worldwide (including Britney Spears)

Women in Work House picking oakum. The Work Houses signified the end of the line. It was either prostitution or the Work House, sometimes both. How sad, for we don't know what brought them to this point.

Official Rat Catcher to the City of Birmingham, 1927, Arthur Charles Shorthouse; his job is symbolised by the dead rat and the tools of his trade: a ferret and terrier.

'Official Rat Catcher to the city of Birmingham' 1927 - British painter Arthur Charles Shorthouse -

The cast-iron range and fireplace in the parlour of the 1930s house in the Birmingham Back to Backs

The cast-iron range and fireplace in the parlour of the house in the Birmingham Back to Backs

Chester Road Birmingham England

Chester Road Birmingham England

Heathfield Road Handsworth Birmingham England

Heathfield Road Handsworth Birmingham England

Gas lamps at Icknield Square

Gas lamps at Icknield Square

Found on Birmingham History Forum: "I worked on one as a bread roundsmans assistant for a short while in the mid fifties. It was based at Stetchford Co-op Bakery and the round I was on was Shard End which meant we had to go over the noisy Bailey Bridge twice a day."

Found on Birmingham History Forum: "I worked on one as a bread roundsmans assistant for a short while in the mid fifties. It was based at Stetchford Co-op Bakery and the round I was on was Shard End which meant we had to go over the noisy Bailey Bridge twice a day."

Birmingham workhouse Infirmary from the south-west, 1930s

Birmingham workhouse Infirmary from the south-west,

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