Around Solihull Through Time by Anthony Poulton-Smith

By Anthony Poulton-Smith

traditionally part of Warwickshire, Solihull is this present day the most filthy rich components of the West Midlands conurbation. From its beginnings as a medieval marketplace city, Silhillians through the a while have obvious nearly non-stop development, this additionally obvious within the town's motto Urbs in Rure 'Town in Country'. throughout the 20th century the inhabitants grew from 7,500 in 1901 to arrive six figures within the Sixties. due to the fact that then town centre, which had stood principally unchanged for over a century, has been introduced into the twenty-first century and draws viewers from close to and much. solid an eye fixed over town over the past century and spot how one of the alterations sure landmarks stay. examine this to the various outlying villages the place Silhillians from the Victorian period could without doubt recognize their houses over a century later.

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