Minute Book, 1915-1922

Scope and Content

Various details concerning the renovation of premises are considered in most minutes. Plans concerning the erection of premises in Soho Road, Handsworth are discussed at length and the minutes suggest that the planning process went on for many years. In the back pocket there is a price estimate form for the erection of the premises, dated 3 March 1921. Also, on page 67 there are typed minutes from three different meetings, dating from between 19 April 1917 and 18 May 1917, concerning the erection of grocery and drapery premises in Soho Road.

On page 85 there is a typed paper with the heading Coal Rationing Scheme, July 1st - September 1st 1917. On page 89 there is also an extract from the Smethwick Telephone regarding the price of coal.