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1. Handsworth Today

Text: Malcolm Dick Handsworth represents many of the features of contemporary Birmingham: • A change in the local economy from manufacturing to service industries. As local manufacturing has ...

107 Edward Rd

This section of the road has since been demolished. At one time Edward Road had dozens of local shops offering a wide range of goods. Today only a few remain - mostly around the junction with Cannon Hill ...

170 Belgrave Road

A yard area identified as the above but covering several addresses. The washing drying on the line and the open windows attest to a sunny day.

1790s 16 Horse Crank Engine for Cotton Mill in Oldham

16 horse crank engine for Sarah Dunkerley, Mumps Brook, Oldham, Lancashire, December 1798. A few of Boulton & Watt’s engine customers were women. This engine was ordered by Joseph Dunkerley, for his ...

1790s Mill Engine as altered by Boulton & Watt

Elevation of double-cylinder engine at the mill of Messrs. Davison & Hawksley, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, 1797. Occasionally Boulton & Watt would alter an existing engine to work on their principals, ...

1790s Mill Engine as altered by Boulton & Watt

Ground plan of double-cylinder engine and mill, Messrs. Davison & Hawksley, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, 1797. Occasionally Boulton & Watt would alter an existing engine to work on their principals, ...

1790s Mill Engine as altered by Boulton & Watt

Ground plan of the engine as altered by Boulton & Watt, September 1797. Occasionally Boulton & Watt would alter an existing engine to work on their principals, i.e. they would rebuild it with a separate ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for a Birmingham Mill

The Birmingham Flour & Bread Co.’s Mill, August 1796. A rare illustration of the Birmingham Flour & Bread Co.’s mill on Holt Street in Aston. The mill was powered by a 16 horse Boulton & Watt sun ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for a Manchester Cotton Mill

General view and plan of 16 horse 'Sun & Planet' engine for McConnel & Kennedy, Manchester, October 1797. Boulton & Watt sold large numbers of engines to the cotton manufacturers of the North West ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for Saw Mill in Cadiz, Spain

Plan and sections of saw mill, Don Fernando de Torres, Cadiz, Spain, December 1790 [copies made in 1792]. Another European engine, this time for Spain. This was one of a handful of engines that Boulton ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for William Tate, London

Cross-Section of the boilers for William Tate’s Engine, London, March 1794. The 1790s saw a large increase in sales of Boulton & Watt’s rotative engines. They were sold to all types of business, but ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for William Tate, London

General Section of 52 Horse 'Sun & Planet' Engine for William Tate, London, March 1794. The 1790s saw a large increase in sales of Boulton & Watt’s rotative engines. They were sold to all types of ...

1790s 'Sun & Planet' Engine for William Tate, London

Ground Plan of William Tate’s Malt Distillery and Brewery, 1794. The 1790s saw a large increase in sales of Boulton & Watt’s rotative engines. They were sold to all types of business, but the largest ...

259 and 260 Great Colmore Street

Undated photograph by the Public Works Dept of Birmingham Corporation. part of the housing which had stood for many years in Lee Bank and subsequently demolished as part of the urban renewal of the area. ...

35 Summer Road, Lee Bank

The name Mitchells & Butlers can be seen over the front of 35 Summer Road, Lee Bank, and indeed directories of the time list Mrs Doreen Taylor of 35 Summer Road as a beer retailer. The photograph was ...

356 Moseley Road

Three bay 2 storey painted brick villa Circa 1830-40. At the time of this picture it was, sadly, in a state of disrepair and covered with graffiti. The property illustrates the affluence and wealth of ...

360-2 Moseley Road

Semi-detached pair of two bay 2 storey villas Circa 1830-40. This building is immediately adjacent to 356 which was built around the same time. This building was better maintained at the time since it ...

38th Birmingham 1st Clifton Scouts

A Group picture of the 38th Birmingham 1st Clifton Scouts taken at Clifton School