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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 ...

A. Cohen at Singers' Hill

This picture was taken during the Feast of Tabernacles in September 1915 at Singers Hill Synagogue. This is the Reverend A. Cohen entering the Succoth. The image is from Picture World newspaper.

Aerial photograph of Handsworth Theological College

Handsworth Theological College, 1926. From - Aerial Photographs of Birmingham and District, 1923 - 1930. Shelved at S.A.2. Local Studies and History Department, Central Library, Birmingham

Aerial photograph of the Handsworth Park area

A 1955 aerial photograph covering the area; road names, prominent buildings and place names have been overlaid in white to aid recognition. Also clearly visible in the photograph are the Soho Road, Saint ...

Aerial view of Bristol Street area

This view in 1965 has a few notable landmarks. To the bottom left is the circular dome of St Catherine of Sienna Church. On Bristol Street can be seen the Broadway (later Gala/ Cinephone) Cinema next ...

Albert Edward Heaton

Albert Heaton was the Vicar of St Luke's Church in Bristol Street from 1909 to 1926.

All Saints Church

Unknown location.

All Saints' Church, Hockley

View of the interior of All Saints' Church, Hockley, looking towards the altar. The church was on the west side of All Saints Street, between Lodge Road and Crabtree Road. This postcard view bears the ...

All Saints Church, Kingstanding

All Saints Church, Shady Lane, Kingstanding, in 1938. The church was built soon after the vicar and churchwarden of Perry Barr had acquired the site in 1893.

Aston Church by John Phillp

This pen and ink drawing of Aston Church is from the Phillp album, a collection of watercolours and sketches by John Phillp (c.1778-1815). Phillp may have been Matthew Boulton's son but the evidence ...

Aston Church Institution

Aston Church Institution, despite its name, stood on Villa Street in the Soho Ward.

Aston Villa Methodist Church, Handsworth

Aston Villa Methodist Church, Handsworth. The church was built in 1865. Members of the Aston Villa Church Bible Class formed a football team from which today's AVFC is descended.

Austin Road Church, Handsworth

This photograph is taken at a special service. The church is full to capacity. The photograph was taken before the improvements and additional balcony were added to the building.

Austin Road United Church of God, Handsworth

Women kissing as a sign of peace, after the washing of the feet. The Church is at Austin Road, Handsworth.

Austin Road United Church of God, Handsworth,

Men from Austin Road Church symbolically wash each other's feet. This commemorates Christ's washing of his disciples' feet at the Last Supper. This photograph was the inspiration for a painting of the ...

Austin Road United Church of God, Handsworth.

Lydia Smith from Handsworth Wood Girls School said about this photograph: "These people go to church and they are getting baptised ready to give their heart to the Lord. I, Lydia Smith, go to church ...

Austin Road United Church of God, Handsworth.

Most Pentecostal churches have thier own choirs. Early choirs sang unaccompanied, relying on vocal dynamics, close harmony and improvised counterpoint for variety. Later choirs were accompanied by electric ...

Austin Road United Church of God, Handsworth.