Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Jewellery Quarter Historic Building Trail A self guided walking tour around the Quarter reveals many outstanding, historically important buildings of which a selection are listed below: Newman Brothers Coffin Fittings Works in Fleet Street is to be refurbished and opened to the...
Diamond Quarter Birmingham The Diamond Quarter (or Jewellery Quarter as it is commonly known) is a 1.07 square-kilometre (0.386102159 square miles area of Birmingham, England, situated just south of the city's Hockley area - see map here. It has a population...
The Jewellery Quarter is found in Birmingham, England, settled within the south of the Hockley area of the city centre which holds a population of around 3,000 people. The Jewellery Quarter is Europe’s largest concentration of businesses involved in the...
Steeped in history, precious metals have been manufactured in Birmingham since the 14th century. In a survey carried out in 1553 a Mr Roger Pemberton was named one of the first Goldsmiths of Birmingham. The desire for intricate buckles and buttons...
Key Hill Cemetery was originally called Birmingham General Cemetery a Nonconformist (non-denominational) cemetery which is the oldest cemetery (not being in a churchyard) in Birmingham, England. Located in Hockley, the citys Jewellery Quarter and opened on 23 May 1836...
Famous People Associated With Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter The Jewelley Quarter has a number of its most famous citizens actually buried within its Cemeteries and in particular the Key Hill Cemetery.  Whereas the Warstone Lane Cemetery has John Baskerville (best remembered as a...
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