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Photo of Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

Castle Bromwich, The Village c.1965

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Memories of Castle Bromwich

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

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

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

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

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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.