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Handsworth, Hockley and Handsworth Wood

Handsworth, Hockley and Handsworth Wood
by Peter Drake

The Soho Manufactory operated in this locality in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. It made everything from buttons to heavy metal goods and was the largest industrial undertaking in the world at the time. These areas also had significant religious and educational centres.

Handsworth Volume II
by Maria Twist

Handsworth Volume II explores this fascinating suburb to the north-west of Birmingham, detailing trade and industry, housing, churches, public buildings and schools, as well as local people, leisure and events.

Soho Manufactory
Soho House