Monday, November 22, 2004

The prospect of Bermingham from Ravenhurst (neere London road) on the Southeast part of the towne 1640



I borrowed this print in order to scan it. The view is from what is now Camp Hill, looking across the Rea Valley. I would guess the church must be St. Martins and the row of houses coming down the hill would be present day Digbeth. Note the spelling of Bermingham, pretty much the way it is said by many West Midlanders today! Sadly I did not scan from an original, but a photo of the original.