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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Re: Old Maps of Birmingham
« Last post by mikejee on Yesterday at 11:45:07 PM »
Miss
Have examined the census and , although Carlisle Terrace is not on the c1889 map,( the earliest large scale map) the position on the census shows it was on the site of what , in 1889 and after, was called court 13. In 1861 it would probably have been an open terrace, like the Alma Terrace next to it, but between 186 and the c1889 map a building was built at the front, leaving only a narrow covered entrance to the remaining terrace. some houses also seem to have disappeared from the terrace, as there are 7 houses in the 1861 census. On the c1951 map, the frontage and soem houses appear to have been destroyed by  bombing, but nos 2,3,5,6 & 7 remained, though, of course, all now gone.
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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Re: Old Maps of Birmingham
« Last post by Miss on Yesterday at 09:41:27 PM »
Thank you!
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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Re: Old Maps of Birmingham
« Last post by Phil on Yesterday at 06:06:12 PM »
Hi Miss

Welcome to you, you don't need that old a map to locate Benacre Street as it didn't disappear until the early 60's. The attached section of map shows the location and surroundings at that time. It ran from Gooch Street across Sherlock Street and ended at Bristol Street. Carlisle Terrace might be a little more difficult to locate as most of the maps only name a few of the terraces and they are mostly just numbered. I'll have a look and see if I can come up with anything further, as I'm sure will Mikejee when logs on the forum. If you type Benacre Street in the forum search box at the top right of the page you will find quite a few posts concerning the street.
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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Old Maps of Birmingham
« Last post by Miss on Yesterday at 04:52:10 PM »
I have found some ancestors living in Carlisle Terrace, Benacre Street in the 1861 census.  I know this street no longer exists but wondered if there are any old maps online which would show me where it was.  From reading other posts I gather it was near Hope Street and in the Balsall heath area of Brum.  Is that correct?  Although my parents and many of my ancestors were from Brum I hardly know it at all!
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Birmingham Chat / Re: Welcome to Birmingham Forum - Please read.
« Last post by townie on Yesterday at 12:19:32 PM »
Hi Malkin Try typing Druids Heath and Maypole in the search box. Good luck.
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Birmingham Chat / Re: Welcome to Birmingham Forum - Please read.
« Last post by Phil on Yesterday at 11:47:15 AM »
Hi Malkin

Welcome to the forum, sorry I can't help with any personal memories of the Maypole area in the 50's but I know we have other posters from that area, hopefully they might be able to help.
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Birmingham Chat / Living in Birmingham
« Last post by MALKIN on Yesterday at 06:45:02 AM »

Hi There.


I recently wrote a note about my School days at Wheelers lane Boys School.
I now want to add some of the places that I worked in after leaving school just in case there is anyone else out there that worked at the same places.
Midland Electrical Manufacturing.
Rover Motor Company. Solihull  ( Export Sales Dept )
Kwikform Scaffolding. Sales Dept.
Shell/BP Depot. Tyseley. ( Next to Locomotive works )
David Charles Construction. Maypole
Coca Cola. Cranmore Boulevard. Shirley


Kind Regards.  David Malkin



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Birmingham Chat / Re: Welcome to Birmingham Forum - Please read.
« Last post by MALKIN on Yesterday at 05:52:37 AM »

Hi There. I attended Wheelers Lane Boys School and Left in July 1958. My leaving certificate is signed by Mr.A.W. North. I can certainly remember the teacher we had for Maths, Mr Goulcher. I often had the blackboard duster which was mounted on a block of wood, thrown at me and often received the cane.
I lived in Sladepool Farm Road, Maypole and always caught the number 50 or 48 bus from the Maypole terminus. Is there anyone else that went to the school around that time. After leaving school I can remember the first job that I had. It was at Harrisons Insurance Brokers in Birmingham.
I currently live in New Zealand and would love to hear from anyone who was around at that time.


Kind Regards.  David Malkin.
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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Re: Passages and Alleyways of Birmingham
« Last post by Phil on June 23, 2017, 07:39:43 PM »
This is Union Row that runs off Grove Lane Handsworth, the church was the local congregational church that I believe has now been replaced by a Sikh Temple. Union Row runs through from Grove Lane to Stafford Rd
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Birmingham Photos and Videos / Re: Then & Now
« Last post by Phil on June 23, 2017, 06:57:06 PM »
Looking back at Six Ways before we head down Gravelly Hill
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