Birmingham
Birmingham is a great city which I've visited regularly since I was a kid. My father was born here
- in Olton - and used to take local produce from the Claverdon area to the Bull Ring Market in
the 1920s - he would find things a bit different now. Later he was a bus driver for the Midland
Red.
Birmingham, Corporation Street
Birmingham, St Philips Church
This card was posted in 1907.    
Birmingham, Aston Hall
Colmore Row, Birmingham, Old Postcard
Birmingham Town Hall
A 1916 postcard of the Town Hall.   
Birmingham, Corporation Street
Birmingham, Corporation Street
Birmingham, St Philips
St Philips in 1908.
Corporation Street in a postcard mailed in 1904.
Aston Hall in 1906.   
Colmore Row in the early 1900s.     
Birmingham, Corporation Street
Birmingham, City Arcade
An unused postcard of the City Arcade.   
Corporation Street about 1910.
Birmingham, Corporation Street
Old Postcard, Birmingham University
Birmingham New Street
A nice but damaged old postcard of New Street and the junction with
Corporation Street in the 1920s.
Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Bull Ring
Old Postcard, Birmingham, New Street
A 1907 postcard of New Street.  
Council House, Birmingham
An early - and much touched-up - view of the Bull Ring.
Birmingham Town Hall
The Town Hall in the 1920s or 30s.  
An early 20th Century postcard of Corporation Street.
An undated postcard of the University.   
Another early view of the Town Hall.
Two early views of Corporation Street, neither with a date.
Midland Institute, Birmingham
The Midland Institute - a 1907 postcard.    
Birmingham, Stephenson Place
Stepehenson Place - a postcard from 1952.   
Council House, Birmingham
Corporation Street, Birmingham
       Two undated postcards, the Council House on the left and a good view of Corporation Street on the right.          
KES, New Street, Birmingham
As you can see this postcard was written, but it does not seem to
have ever been posted, so no date - but around 1905 ? For a brief
history of the school, follow
this link.    
Kings Norton
A 1909 postcard of King's Norton Village Green.
Birmingham, Bull Ring

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Did You Know.... that Felicity Kendall, the actress, was
born in Olton in 1946 ?
Did You Know.... that Birmingham is Britain's second most
populous city, with a population of 971,000 at the 2001 census ?
The city grew from 74,000 in 1800 to 630,000 by 1900.
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The Council House.
Moseley Station
Moseley Station
Two old postcards of Moseley Station.
Did You Know.......that John Cadbury, the chocolate
maker, was born in Birmingham in 1801 ?
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Paradise Street.
Solihull Grammar School
Solihull Grammar School - (my Dad went here.)
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