Kingstanding, West Midlands
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Old Photos near Kingstanding

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Historic maps of Kingstanding and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Childhood

Funny how seeing Memories of Kingstanding title, it brought back so many thoughts of living there in childhood to my 20s. The Geman plane that dropped its bomb on a house in Hurlingham Road, hiding under stairs at school as the planes went over it, causing the building to shake with flying over it so low. The German POW's ...Read full memory

A memory of Kingstanding by Norma Bird

Odeon Picture House

I remember the Odeon on Kingstanding Circle. We used to wait for my dad to come home with his wages and then mum would take my sister and myself to the Odeon. We used to queue for ages to get in the shillings! and always had to stand for the National Anthem at the end of the film. We could choose on the night whether ...Read full memory

Working For Ici In Witton

My first job was at ICI in Witton in the offices as junior. I spent 5 years working at this company, very happy memories working my way up to a typist. The proudest moment was when I picked up my first months money to take home and share with my mother to help out with the family of three brothers and a ...Read full memory