Sparkbrook Ward, Surrounding areas

Donald Roswell

Donald Roswell was born in 1931, living on Wake Green Road in Moseley and Ivor Road in Sparkhill. As a boy he was evacuated during WW2 to live with relatives in North Devon, before returning to Birmingham where he attended the Stratford Road Baptist Church. Over the years he has been fully involved in church life and has seen the area change dramatically from the days when horse and carts were used.

Donald talks about leisure activities he took part in during the 40’s

Donald talks about an incident with two ducks and a tram

Donald talks about how goods use to be delivered

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