Mappa Moseley

Moseley Bog: A Journey Through Time

Although we now know the area of woodland, wetland and meadows that lie between Yardley Wood Road, Windermere Road and Swanshurst Lane as Moseley Bog, this is actually a relatively recent name for this site.  For the sake of both brevity and clarity throughout this article I will refer to the site as ‘Moseley Bog’… Continue reading Moseley Bog: A Journey Through Time

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Stirchley, 1838

Before becoming part of the city of Birmingham in 1911 Stirchley used to be part of Kings Norton Parish in the county of Worcestershire. Kings Norton Parish was divided into different Yields for tax reasons and the modern day Stirchley was then divided between the Moundsley Yield on the western bank of the River Rea… Continue reading Stirchley, 1838