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Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Photo of Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

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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

A memory of Castle Bromwich by Helen Kerr

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

A memory of Castle Bromwich by Michael Jackson Cox

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

A memory of Castle Bromwich by Mark Waters

Earlier Memory Of The Village School.

As a student teacher, I waited with others for the college bus to collect us from the village school. The headteacher in earlier days was Mr. Blewitt. ...Read full memory

A memory of Castle Bromwich by Rosemary Szabo

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About this photo

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.