Tag Archives: heritage

Digbeth from above

A 1921 photo of Digbeth from the new website Britain from Above: Britain from Above presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953. Register to zoom into these amazing pictures, identify unlocated images, and share memories.

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The Irish in Birmingham 1960-2010 – ‘Through The Eyes of A Child’

IWIC are looking for Irish people living in Birmingham and those with Irish descent to participate in their oral history project The Irish in Birmingham 1960-2010 – ‘Through The Eyes of A Child’. We want to explore the childhood memories … Continue reading

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Birmingham Irish Heritage Group celebrate the launch of Finegan’s Journal on Weds 25th May

On Wednesday 25th May the Birmingham Irish Heritage Group will be celebrating the launch of Finegan’s Journal – the insightful writings of an Irish Protestant hired by the Birmingham Town Mission in 1837 to work with the city’s Irish population. T A … Continue reading

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Link: Deritend Branch Library – Birmingham City Council

Deritend Branch Library – Birmingham City Council – Some lovely pictures of the long-gone Deritend Library on Heath Mill Lane that I found in the archives and heritage section of Birmingham City Council’s website.  Here’s some of the words that … Continue reading

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