Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

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Memories of Castle Bromwich

Ve Or Vj Day

Flamborough Close, 1945. My parents (Reg and "Bunny") and I moved into 31, Hazelhurst Rd in 1945. My maternal grandparents, Fred and Elizabeth Hopkins lived at 19 Flamborough ...Read full memory

Village Shop

I lived in the bungalow at the end of the spinny on West Avenue in the late 1960s and went to Highcroft School from age 4 to 5, which was an old Victorian building which always ...Read full memory

Mt Great Grandmother's Memories Of Castle Bromwich

I have copied and pasted a few sections of my great-grandmother's memories of Castle Bromwich to share. "As I was not robust as a little ...Read full memory

Post Office

We moved to nearby Kingshurst and the Post Office on the corner of Hurst Lane was the nearest for collecting the much needed Family Allowance. It was a good walk as the buses were ...Read full memory

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Castle Bromwich, just five miles north-east of the city, was incorporated into Birmingham in 1931. In those days it was still very much a village.To the north of the church were the remains of a motte, the village was served by the early Georgian church of St Mary and St Margaret, and nearby was Castle Bromwich Hall.

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