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 by phil , Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:21 pm

It has been suggested that we start a thread on how quickly parts of Birmingham have gone from being rural villages to urban centres in less than a century. As I have an extensive collection of old photos I have been having a look through them and I have come up with these views of the Quinton area to start with. With each photo I am posting a photo of the same area today so you will be able to locate them.

1 & 2 Are of the Hawthornes or what we now know as Hagley Rd West about a hundred years apart

3 & 4 Are the junction of Quinton Lane and Hagley Rd West where the Holly Bush now stands 70 years apart

5 & 6 Are Stoney Lane a little further op Hagley Rd West between 70 and 100 years ago.


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Subject Author Date
Rural Birmingham phil Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:21 pm
RE: Rural Birmingham Voltman Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:39 pm
RE: Rural Birmingham signman Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:25 pm
RE: Rural Birmingham phil Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:52 pm

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