Birmingham, Warwickshire

Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1793

Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1899

7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service. A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of George Craddock, [Reg. No:] 1366, Rifle Brigade; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] clerk; [age] 25¼; [size:] 5[ft] 5¼[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 5 March 1879 [at] Dublin; [marks & remarks: blank];

William Holder, [Reg. No:] 1903 6th Foot; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] caster; [age] 20⅜; [size:] 5[ft] 6½[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 1 March 1879 [at] Warwick; [marks & remarks: blank];

Thomas Upton, [Reg. No:] 1282, 6th Dragoons; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] stone cutter; [age] 23¾; [size:] 5[ft] 9[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] dark; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 1 March 1879 [at] Edinburgh; [marks & remarks:] supposed gone to Glasgow;

Edmund Coleman, [Reg. No:] 1562, Army Reserve; [born:] Ashleworth, Gloucestershire; [trade] draper; [age] 28¾; [size:] 5[ft] 5¼[in]; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] tweed; [date of desertion:] 26 August 1878 [at] Birmingham; [marks & remarks: blank];

Thomas Handley, [Reg. No:] 3478, Scots Guards; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] bricklayer; [age] 24; [size:] 5[ft] 8½[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 15 March 1879 [at] London; [marks & remarks:] took waist-belt and part of reg. nec.;

Emery Jones, [Reg. No:] 1504, Army Reserve; [born:] Ockham, Surrey; [trade] sailor; [age] 27½; [size:] 5[ft] 8½[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] blue; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] tweed; [date of desertion:] 1 August 1878 [at] Birmingham [marks and remarks: blank];

Percy Roberts, [Reg. No:] —, 6th Dragoons; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] saddler; [age] 23; [size:] 5[ft] 8¼[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] dark; grey; [date of desertion:] 11 March 1879 [at] London; [marks & remarks:]; recruit, not finally approved;

Charles Smith, [Reg. No:] 4316, Royal Artillery; [born:] Devon; [trade] labourer; [age] 19¾; [size:] 5[ft] 9¼[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] black, check; [date of desertion:] 7 March 1879 [at] Birmingham; [marks & remarks:] officer’s servant;

Deserter from the Lancashire Militia —  absent from training: James Boyle, [Reg. No:] 2667, Lancashire Militia; [born:] Birmingham; [trade] labourer; [age] 25; [size:] 5[ft] 6¾[in]; [hair:] sandy; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] —; [date of desertion:] 17 March 1879 [at] Lancaster; [marks & remarks:] blue dot centre of forehead;

Deserter from the Royal Marines: Amos Allen, Portsmouth Division Royal Marines [born:] Birmingham; [trade:] bedstead maker; [age:] 25; [size:] 5[ft] 6½[in]; [hair:] dark brown; [eyes:] brown; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] undress uniform; [date of desertion:] 15 March 1879 [at] Birmingham: [marks and remarks:] scar under right breast


31 July 1914: Falmouth Visitors List: Boscawen Private Hotel: Mr and Mrs G. S. Davis, Miss Dowell, London; Mr Patrick Brown, Miss Brown, Streatham; Miss Evans, Cheltenham; Mr and Mrs Alexander Stephen, Miss Stephen, London; Signor Edoardo Salerni, Rome; Miss M. H. Marris, Birmingham; Mrs L. Cumine, Mr Cumine, Miss Cumine, Sedburgh; Mr W. H. Powell, London; Miss Joce, Miss E. Joce, Mr Owen Joce, Wimbledon; Miss Burbridge, Mrs Gordon, London.


July 1930: Bootham School, Summer Term 1930: List of Boys: Robert E. Gibbins, Birmingham: Upper Schoolroom, bedroom 5, Bright House; Basil T. Whiting, Birmingham: Lower Senior, bedroom 1, Fryer House; Edmund M. Shewell, Birmingham: Upper Schoolroom, bedroom 2, Fox House; John D. Hoyland, Birmingham: Upper Schoolroom, bedroom 8, Bright House; E. Henry Glaisyer, Birmingham: Middle Schoolroom, bedroom 15, Fox House

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