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Biography & Memoirs



Not Great Hopes: A Birmingham Boyhood (Northfield)

Not Great Hopes: A Birmingham Boyhood (Northfield)

Peter Traves

Not Great Hopes is a personal account of episodes from the author’s childhood and a vivid evocation ..

£14.95

Of the River People – Memories of a Midland childhood

Of the River People – Memories of a Midland childhood

Anthony Perry

All ordinary people have family stories that should be told befor..

£9.95

Olive: Princess of Cumberland (1772-1834) – A Royal Scandal

Olive: Princess of Cumberland (1772-1834) – A Royal Scandal

Miles Macnair

This is the gripping story of a truly remarkable woman who clai..

£24.95

Only For Life

Only For Life

Peter Mimms

An absorbing account of nine generations of a Midland family, t..

£19.95

Out of Birmingham - George Dixon (1820-98), 'Father of free education'

Out of Birmingham - George Dixon (1820-98), 'Father of free education'

James Dixon - introduction by Asa Briggs

Forster's Elementary Education Act of 1870, which paved the way f..

£14.95

Over the Bridge

Over the Bridge

Mary Baker

Mary Baker's father was a customs officer whose job brought him t..

£5.95

Over The Wall

Over The Wall

Brenda Bullock

A sequel to "Pocket With A Hole", this book takes the author's ..

£8.95

Pat Roach's Birmingham

Pat Roach's Birmingham

Pat Roach and Shirley Thompson

The true-life story of wrestler-turned-film-and-television actor, Pat Roach, fo..

£12.95

People Of The Century

People Of The Century

Gwendolen Freeman

Gwen Freeman has a long and distinguished history as a journalist and a..

£9.95

Phippy: A biography of Jonathan Wathen Phipps/Waller

Phippy: A biography of Jonathan Wathen Phipps/Waller

Ruth Hayward

Jonathan Wathen Phipps was appointed eye-surgeon to George III in 1796 and ..

£19.95

Please Stay To The Adjournment

Please Stay To The Adjournment

John Taylor MP

In this book John Taylor, the M.P. for Solihull, recalls wartime ..

£13.95

Poetic Journal of a Cameron Highlander

Poetic Journal of a Cameron Highlander

Jack Gillespie

Jack Gillespie was born in 1909 and celebrated his 100th birthday on 4th August 2009. In his youth h..

£6.95

Poppies in the Corn

Poppies in the Corn

Fay Garrison

When the Second World War broke out, Fay Garrison with her mother and siblings moved out from h..

£8.95

Proceed As Requisite - The Exploits of a WWI Submariner

Proceed As Requisite - The Exploits of a WWI Submariner

Geoffrey C. West

This is the biographical account of Arthur West who, in 1909, joined the Royal Navy Submarine Servic..

£8.95

Queen Victoria and Ping-Pong: Diaries of a girl a century ago

Queen Victoria and Ping-Pong: Diaries of a girl a century ago

Gwendolen Freeman

Fireside teas, shopping for ribbons, a half-sovereign in a little..

£7.95

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