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Caption for Brierley Hill, From Amblecote Road C1965: Anybody who has ever explored the lovely countryside where Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire meet will recognise these flats, for they are visible from many rural viewpoints for miles around. Even from distant Clee Hill in Shropshire they enable you to instantly pinpoint the location of Brierley Hill.

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Memories of Brierley Hill

I was born in chapel street number 14wich was the back of a shop next to gittens it was owned by mrs price who also lived there at the back of the house my grandmother dolly perry had 2 shops along the high street and a lodging house which was mostly ocupied by irish men who came to do our roads ect i have lots (...Read full memory)

I remember, Playing in the fields,where Merry Hill now stands. One day my sister and I went with our mom and dad,and we had a lovely picnic and remember picking watercress from the stream that used to flow through there! Happy memories of our childhood!

Can anyone remember the sewing machine shop which was below the (i think it was) the County Express, corner of Albion Street, But not as far as Trembaths Corner Shop. My Gran lived around there up until they demolished that area and she moved to Lindsey Place further down Moor Lane. I can remember having my hair (...Read full memory)

I was born in Chapel Street, in 1947. My uncle, Len Gray, had a newsagents in the town, near the bus stop by the Old Post Office, as was. My Grandad used to sell papers on the Five Ways and as a girl I would stand with him, and later progressed to having a paper round, down Corbett Road. I worked as a (...Read full memory)

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