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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
Cruising the Worcester and Birmingham canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Worcester and Birmingham canal. This is the seventh book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the... More > enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire Union, the Llangollen, and the Coventry canals.< 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
Cruising the Shropshire Union canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Shropshire Union canal. This is the fourth book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the... More > enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon and the Oxford canals. Further volumes will cover the Llangollen, the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester, and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Coventry canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Coventry canal. This is the sixth book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of... More > those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire Union and the Llangollen canals. Further volumes will cover the Staffs and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Llangollen canal (with one eye on its history) By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Llangollen canal. This is the fifth book in the series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of... More > those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford and the Shropshire Union canals. Further volumes will cover the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Oxford canal (with one eye on its history) By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Oxford canal. This is the third book in the series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of those... More > travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". The first two volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, and the Stratford on Avon canals. Further volumes will cover the Llangollen, the Shropshire Union, the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Staffs. and Worcs. canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Staffs. and Worcs. canal. This is the eighth book in this series of canal guides, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at... More > increasing the enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous books in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire union, the Llangollen, the Coventry, and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less