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King's Heath

King’s Heath was originally part of King’s Norton, Worcestershire, becoming a separate parish in 1863. When Birmingham extended its boundaries in 1911 it took both parishes in as part of the Greater Birmingham Scheme.

 

The Society

King's Heath Local History Society meets in the community centre on Heathfield Road on the third Wednesday of each month (excluding July and August), starting at 7.15pm and ending by 8.45pm.

Membership of the society is £10.00 per year. Visitors pay £3.00 per meeting.

Light refreshments are available at meetings for a small charge.

 

Forthcoming Events

April 15th "Water in Towns". The Elan Valley scheme by Mike Byrne.

May 20th "King's Heath allotments - a history" by Steve Hubbard.

June 20th Saturday outing to Brandwood cemetery.

September 16th "The second year of the First World War and its effects in King's Heath" by Bob Blackham and Jan Pick.

October 21st "Forgotton Brummie" by David Allen.

November 18th "King's Heath buidings and businesses" by the committee.

December 16th AGM and Christmas social evening with a chance to view some of our recently acquired material.

 

New on the site We are now on a new server, forgive us if anything doesn't work. The 2015 programme has been added plus a new article on Gerry Thane 'Unsung Hero' of the swimming world is on the Famous King's Heathens page.

 

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