The official Birmingham City Council Archaeology Department Website.
Birmingham Conservation Trust
is a charity which exists ‘to preserve and enhance Birmingham’s threatened architectural heritage and to promote an enjoyment and understanding of the city’s historic buildings.
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Birmingham Icknield Male Voice Choir
The history of the oldest choir in Birmingham. 1900 – 2006
Specialist walking and driving tours of Birmingham. Professional city guides to make the most of your time in Destination Birmingham.
Take a nostalgic look at an iconic bus – the Birmingham Standard of the 1950s
History of Birmingham Places and Placenames …. A to Y
William Dargue tells the fascinating story of Birmingham’s placenames. Many districts still bear the name given by the Anglo-Saxons a thousand years ago – and some are older still.
This site covers the Ladywood area of Birmingham and includes an excellent bibliography of books on old Birmingham the various Districts.
Sisters of Mercy
Pugin-built central hub for the Sisters of Mercy of Great Britain with conducted tours of the heritage trail and chapel. Visit this site to find out more about tours, retreats and spirituality’ .
The Icknield Shield
The history of the shield presented to the Adult School Union in 1910, by Barrow Cadbury & his wife Geraldine Southall.
The Warwickshire Local History Society
The website of The Warwickshire Local History Society, includes links to other Warwickshire History websites.
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