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2021
Subject 
 Details
 Nov 17
 
 STAFF ASSOCIATION - SPORTS & SOCIAL
 
 
 
 Nov 13
 
 
 
 Plans drawn up in 1948 for a branch that never came to be built.
 
 Oct 15
 
 
 
 Plans drawn up in 1946 for a temporary branch at Maypole,
 with provision for a later permanent branch on the same site.
 A different design was used when a permanent building was constructed in 1966
 
 Oct 3
 
 IMAGES
 
 
 IMAGE-153: Broad Street - an update, 2021
 
 Sep 22
 
 MEMORIES
 
 
 MEMORY-090: BMB Memoirs 1967-1976 by Graham M Bowden
 
 MEMORY-091: A Granddaughter's Memories by Sally Cherry
 
 Aug 22
 
 
 
 Birchfield Branch staff in the mid-1960s
 
 Aug 8
 
 
 
 Example of a No 2 Department passbook issued at Ladywood branch,
 with transactions covering the period from November 1961 to April 1970
 
 June 8
 
 
 
  - Solicitor's letter to Depositor;
  - Offer of Mortgage (Form MB 217);
  - List of Bank's Branches (Form MB 173)
 
 June 7
 
 
 
 Addition of Branch Statistics by Branch:
 
 
 May 12
 
 
 
 Addition of Branch Statistics for Financial Years ending March 31st:
 - 1944
 - 1945
 - 1946 
 
 Apr 28
 
 
 
 Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Sutton Coldfield (July 1924 - January 1938)
 Quinton (January 1922 - October 1937)
 - Kingstanding (October 1928 - December 1937)
 - Solihull (April 1933 - June 1938)
 - Newtown Row (October 1929 - February 1939)
 
 Mar 28
 
 
 
 Addition of details regarding two branches that never came to fruition:
 
     Tyseley
 
     Salford Bridge
 
 Mar 18
 
 
 
 In 1938, the 'Birmingham Gazette' produced a 'Centenary Celebration Supplement' recording
 100 years since the City received its Charter of Incorporation. That Supplement included an
 article by the Bank's Chairman: Harrison Barrow:
 
 Mar 17
 
 
 
 Extractions from the Minutes of the Bank Committee and its Sub-Committees relating to the
 following branches, and covering the periods specified:
 - Pype Hayes (June 1925 - October 1935)
 - Yardley (March 1925 - May 1939)
 - Brandwood (June 1926 - May 1937)
 - Longbridge (July 1920 - June 1935)
 - Brookvale (December 1925 - October 1938)
 
 Feb 27
 
 
 Just Getting On With It by Michael Bourke
 Feb 26
 
 The Operation of the House Purchase Department:
 
 
 
 Feb 26
 
 
 Feb 17
 
 
 The World Is What It Is by David Parkes
 
 Jan 10
 
 
 STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
Addition of two articles in the Staff Magazine, written by a depositor:
 
    Magazine-100: Travellers' Tales
 
     Magazine-101: Bunkers Away
 
 
 Jan 10
 
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 
Addition of further articles and reports from editions of the Staff Magazine:
 
 
 
 
 
 Jan 7
 
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 
Addition of further articles and reports from editions of the Staff Magazine:
 
     CHESS CLUB
 
 
 Jan 6
 
 
 
 
 Jan 4
 
 
 Jan 2
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 Addition of further Staff Association Annual Reports:
 
       1960
 
      1961
 
       1964
 
Jan 2
 
STAFF ASSOCIATION:
 
 
 
 Addition of further articles and reports from editions of the Staff Magazine CONTACT:
 
      CRICKET CLUB
 
      BOWLS TEAM
 
      MOTORING CLUB
 
ADDITIONS & AMENDMENTS: January 2nd to November 17th 2021
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