Our Aim
The aim of this site is to collect  information in the form of History- Personal Stories- Photographs- Maps  to tell the next generation THE WAY WE WERE

PUBLIC HOUSES 

IN and NEAR

BROOKFIELDS

BIRMINGHAM

 

                                      THE WARSTONE, ICKNIELD STREET and CAMDEN STREET

 

                                    THE WARSTONE, ICKNIELD STREET and CAMDEN STREET

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                                        THE BULLS HEAD, KEY HILL AND ICKNIELD STREET

 

                                      THE BULLS HEAD, KEY HILL AND ICKNIELD STREET

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                               THE LAURELS, PRESCOTT STREET and HINGESTON STREET

 

                             THE LAURELS, PRESCOTT STREET and HINGESTON STREET

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                                  SIR CHARLES ROPER, ROSEBERY STREET AND CAMDEN STREET.

 

                                SIR CHARLES ROPER, ROSEBERY STREET AND CAMDEN STREET.

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                             GREAT WESTERN, CAMDEN STREET and GEORGE STREET WEST

 

                           GREAT WESTERN, CAMDEN STREET and GEORGE STREET WEST

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GEORGE AND DRAGON  (30/11/2006)                                                                                                                                    ALBION STREET PART OF THE JEWELLERY QUARTER

L to R: Unknown, name not known but L to R: Unknown, name not known but he was  the Penny Winkle man, Mr Hayward or Harvey, Mr Wallace, Fred Clarke, Unknown, Mr Walker, Mr Hodgekiss,
 Bill Orton(Sonny).

Photo with thanks to Jack Slade jackslade@blueyonder.co.uk

                  2000                                                                                 1900?

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CAMDEN STREET  " THE GROTTO"                                                                                              

demolished around  1969

The "GROTTO" pub,  Camden Street, shortly before demolition after closure in 1969.                                Supplied by Andrew Maxam

The "GROTTO" pub,  Camden Street, shortly before demolition after closure in 1969.                                Supplied by Andrew Maxam

Back row L-R ?,?,?,?,Joseph Homer (Licensee)?,?,?,                                                                                                       Middle row Ada Green nee Martin, Joseph Green,  ?,  ?,  ?, Magdaline Homer, Marjorie Homer.
Front row Stanley Homer, ?,?.       Photograph (1927) from Josie George nee Homer

JOSIE please contact Karen Butler  kbb01@yahoo.co.uk family research.

Stanley  and his sister Josie Homer

Stanley  and his sister Josie Homer

 

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