Graham Street Baptist Chapel – Mount Zion Buildings

In connection with the removal of the Graham Street Baptist Church to Handsworth, it is announced that after Oct 20th 1913, the Mount Zion Chapel buildings will be closed for religious purposes. On and after Oct 26th the Graham Street church will remove its Sunday services to the Assembly Room of the Handsworth Council House, where there will also be More...

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By admin On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Kaye House – Home of Charles Edge: Architect

1800-1867 Kaye House, a very large house overlooking the Warstone Lane Cemetery Catacombs was the home of Charles Edge (Architect). The house was demolished in 1892 but around fifteen years ago the base of several More...

By admin On Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The Jewellers Arms – Oldest Pub in the Quarter?

Published in: The Birmingham Echo. 10 April 1910. The Jewellers Arms is the oldest licensed house In the Hockley District, being licensed long before the railway was cut or cemetery made, and when the ground from More...

By admin On Sunday, November 4th, 2012

The Present Assay Office Building

With news of a new Assay Office to be built, we briefly look back at the history of the present Assay Office building. In 1877-78, it cost £9,448 to build the first part of the Assay Office on the present site More...