New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

My Favourite Birmingham Heritage/History Websites

Posted January 18th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

If like me you sometimes sit at work/home/on the train, etc, etc with nothing much to do then you may be interested in the websites below.  All of them have a link into either heritage, history and/or Birmingham and all are very ...

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Birmingham Council Boundaries from 1838 to 1931

Posted April 2nd, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Birmingham Council Boundary Changes 1838 to 1931 Sometimes you spot some things that are surprisingly mundane and interesting.  This map charting the growth of Birmingham’s local authority to 1938 fits into that category and comes from the website and the 1964 book ...

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Birmingham: A History in Maps by Paul Leslie Line

Posted March 14th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Westley’s 1731 plan of Birmingham. Photo courtesy of A friend and I were visiting Berrington Hall in Herefordshire a while ago and saw a framed old map of Birmingham from the mid 1700’s hanging on the wall of the study. We studied it ...

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