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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 £8.00 per year. Visitors pay £2.00 per meeting.

Light refreshments are available at meetings for a small charge.


Forthcoming Events

May 21st The Chamberlain family letters by Peter Marsh.

June 21st Saturday outing to Sarehole Mill.

September 17th The start of World War One by Bob Blackham and Janet Pick.

October 15th A few Birmingham Quakers by Russell Steed.

November 19th Mercia and the Staffordshire Hoard. A talk by Chris Upton.

December 17th Christmas social evening and a chance to view some of our recently acquired material.


New on the site A new PDF "More Memories of Kings Heath" has been added to the Booklets page. It is a collection of reminiscences by various authors, collected by Ivor Davies.


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