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THE BIRMINGHAMS: A FAMILY HISTORY (1810 - 2013) By Daniel Birmingham
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This family memoir covers the immigration of my great-grandparents to America in the mid and late 19th century. The life and challenges of these European immigrants and their children is uncovered as... More > the families grew in Cumberland, Maryland and Western Pennsylvania. Members of both families would eventually settle in Pittsburgh where the flourishing iron, steel and railroad industries provided new opportunities for immigrants and first-generation Americans. Their stories converge to a single family with the marriage of my father, the grandson of Irish immigrants, and my mother, the granddaughter of German immigrants. The Daniel James and Helen Marie Buchner Birmingham family would then establish even deeper roots in the Mount Washington area of Pittsburgh where my three sisters and I were raised. The story is based on public documents and newspaper articles as well as the collective memories of my sisters and me, and from a book of memories written by our Mother.< Less
From Bodenham to Birmingham By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
From Bodenham to Birmingham By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
From Bodenham to Birmingham: The Life, Times & Family History of a Victorian Couple By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
Sir Henry Fowler KBE By John Kyte
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Sir Henry Fowler was born in Evesham and educated in Birmingham. He went on to become the Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and President of the Institute... More > of Mechanical Engineers. Sir Henry was inventive, industrious and generous. In addition to his mechanical creativity, he was also a bell-ringer, keen amateur cricketer, hockey-player, devout Christian and devoted family man. This book is the first one to look at Sir Henry in the whole; considering his life rather than his inventions. An important and useful study to anyone interested in the history of engineering in Great Britain in the Twentieth Century.< Less

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