Kings Heath was originally part of Kings 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
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.
February 21st Murder at Weatheroak Hill by Andy
March 21st The Crathorne family by Jan Pick.
April 18th "Puttin' On The Ritz". Memories of the Ritz
Ballroom King's Heath by Bob Prew and Ken Whittaker.
May 16th Stirchley swimming baths by Phil Banting.
June Outing TBA.
September 19th Maddocks' miscellany of local history by
October 17th Hall Green to Springfield, Moseley,
Balsall Heath and King's Heath by Bob Blackham.
November 21st The end of World War One and events in
King's Heath by Bob Blackham and Jan Pick.
December 19th AGM and Christmas social evening.
New on the site
A new publication "Uffculme - Home of Richard Barrow Cadbury"
by Gail Pittaway and Julia C Griffin has been added to the Booklets page, plus new pictures of Uffculme. See the
Pictures page for those. (You may need to refresh