Moseley Life and Memories

Moseley Life

The development of Moseley at different stages in its history is described in the following articles (click to view):

You can also view the following galleries of pictures:

Two articles on Moseley Village Green and Transport in Moseley describe how the road pattern and transport infrastructure have changed leading to the relocation of the village green from the vicinity of the Meteor Ford site to its current location at the crossroads .  (Click to view)

There is an article on the history of  Toc H in Moseley , also describing its origins and role during World War 1.

Sports and Social Life

Sport was important in late 19th/ early 20th century Moseley as a way of developing social contacts and relationships of all kinds.  The history of the major Sports and Social clubs in Moseley is described here (click to view).  See also the following:

Memories of Moseley Life

Memories of Moseley life are reflected in these articles by local people. (Click to view)

Memories of World War II are described in the story of Suzanne Marburg, a young Jewish girl who died in the ‘Birmingham Blitz’ of 12 December 1940 and an article about the Reverend Rosalind Emma Lee who rescued Suzanne from Nazi Germany and resettled her in England as a refugee.   There is a further article about Suzanne and other victims of the same air raid – the families of the Piccioni brothers in Oxford Road – in the Newsletter October 2012.  (Click to read the newsletter).  You can also read a member’s memories of Coventry burning in a  WWII Memory.

Further memories feature in editions of Local History Newsletters from 2012-13.  Click on the Newsletter edition to read the articles.

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