Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Neg. C281006

Memories of Castle Bromwich

Village School

To the left of where the photographer was standing was the junior's playground of the old village school (St Mary and St Margaret's.) In 1963-4 we would have vacated the old ...Read full memory

Ve Or Vj Day

Flamborough Close, 1945. With my parents (Reg and "Bunny"), who were married at the village church in 1939, I moved into 31, Hazelhurst Rd in 1945. My maternal grandparents, Fred ...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

Village School

I remember moving to the village school in about 1962/3. I had been at Highcroft private school further up towards the church for a couple of years but my parents decided to move ...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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