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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 £15.00 per year. Visitors pay £3.00 per meeting.

Light refreshments are available at meetings for a small charge.


Forthcoming Events


January 17th Mayhem and Murder: The Deeley Tragedy: Jan Pick


February 21st Bournville; the early days: Bob Blackham


March 20th Birmingham and the Gallipoli Campaign - exploring the links to South Birmingham and King's Heath in particular: Ian Binnie.


April 17th St Phillips Cathedral: Jane McArdle

New on the site

Some pictures of the old Silver Street tram depot in the process of demolition have been added to the Pictures page. You may have known it as "International Stock". Pictures by Bob Blackham.


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