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Caption for Kingsbury, The Church C1955: The Church of St Peter and St Paul overlooks the River Tame and was founded c1150 by Osbert de Arden. The Norman nave survives, but the chancel and tower were added in the 13th century. Some historians believe that the Saxon kings of Mercia, who had a palace at nearby Tamworth, were buried at Kingsbury Church.

Memories of Kingsbury

I was evacuated from London (via Norfolk) to Kingsbury in 1940 and lived in a lane called "Sunnyside" and went to Kingsbury School. The headmaster was a Mr Leonard Brain and I sang in the choir at Kingsbury Church. Behind the church the land dropped away which gave a good view of the river (...Read full memory)

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