Moving into the West Midlands
The second issue – ‘Moving into the West Midlands’ – explores the history of the communities who moved here to create the rich diversity of the region today.
Read the stories of these people from all over the world; their achievements and their lives in the beautifully illustrated pages of History West Midlands.
To read more, please click on the titles to view the full articles.
Malcolm Dick considers how regional historians explore moving into the West Midlands
News and Views
Revealing the Historical Patterns of Migration
Tracing the Movers from Herefordshire
Migrants to the West Midlands: A Biographical Perspective
Choudhury Zaman Ali: An Accidental Migrant
Yousuf Choudhury: A British Bangladeshi
Understanding Migration through Oral History
Coming to Coventry
The Landscape of Migration
Places to visit
Birmingham’s First Asian Community: The Yemenis
Black People in the West Midlands before 1807
A Tear for Poland
Hurdy-gurdies and Hokey-pokey Men: Italians in the West Midlands
The East Shropshire Coalfield: A Magnet for Migrants
Migrants in the Media
West Midlands Refugees