Sparkbrook, West Midlands
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Old Photos near Sparkbrook

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

Shenley Fields Childrens Home

Searching for Mary (TESSA) Johnson born Birmingham 1945, she was in Shenley Fields Home after her mum, Gladys, died in 1950.

Childhood In Sparkbrook

I grew up in Elm Grove, Sydenham Road and went to Montgomery Street School. Does anyone remember the Waldorf Road cinema ? It was near the junction of Stratford Road. We used to go on a Saturday morning to see 'The Lone Ranger' and 'Flash Gordon'. Many happy hours were also spent in the roller skating rink next ...Read full memory

A memory of Sparkbrook

Colville Road, Sparkbrook

I was born at 4 Back, 34 Colville Road in January 1950. These back houses were very small with a shared outside toilet. We had all manner of creatures that lived there too, massive spiders, blackbats and beetles that lived in the coal cupboard which was in the kitchen. Bed bugs...the smell of which, I will never ...Read full memory

A memory of Sparkbrook by Janet Devine