Author Topic: The Holmes, Garrison Lane  (Read 9045 times)

colin walker

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Re: The Holmes, Garrison Lane
« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2016, 12:36:46 PM »
Peter I think I was there later on 1962 /3 my family did know most people in the area though

peter round

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Re: The Holmes, Garrison Lane
« Reply #34 on: March 12, 2016, 12:59:13 PM »
Peter I think I was there later on 1962 /3 my family did know most people in the area though
I  think I made a Error, in sending you my last e-mail.
It's nice to talk to people from the old end.
I'm writing book about my life in the flats, it will be finish in about week also.
Peter

NoelW

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Re: The Holmes, Garrison Lane
« Reply #35 on: November 08, 2017, 12:42:23 PM »
Hi...I was born in those flats in 1970... if anyone has any books of history on them I'd greatly appreciate if you could let me know of any!

Phil

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Re: The Holmes, Garrison Lane
« Reply #36 on: November 08, 2017, 01:00:03 PM »
Hi Noel

Welcome to you, I can't remember reading any definitive work on the Holmes Estate, it has more or less been written about by anyone of note who has a historical interest in Birmingham,  such as here.

https://municipaldreams.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/early-municipal-housing-in-birmingham-and-the-prejudice-against-flats-part-1-2/
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