Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Birmingham Up Town Through Time

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Author: Ted Rudge, Mac Joseph, John Houghton

Although Birmingham has been a city from the time when Queen Victoria granted city status in 1889 most citizens (Brummies) still refer to Birmingham as a town. When visiting Birmingham city centre from the suburbs the journey is generally known as 'going up town' never down or across, always up. Various attractions have drawn people to Birmingham over the centuries however the most consistent has been to the area of St Martin's Church that includes, following its establishment in 1166 by Peter de Birmingham, the markets. Buildings and venues that change any city centre are recorded in the memory of those that have experienced them. Now a number of changes made to the centre of Birmingham over the last 100 years are also recorded and through the medium of photography, illustrated in this book, providing a permanent history of Birmingham (up town).

Book ISBN 9781848686380

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 01 Apr 2010

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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