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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 16th "Those damn tin cans". The Prefabs by Dave and Pat Humphries.

February 20th The story of the Children's Emigration Home founded in Highgate in 1872 by John Middlemore. Talk by Val Hart.

March 20th A talk by Pete Haylor, co-author of "Billesley and surrounds".

April 17th Behind the Back-To-Backs, by Pat Franklin.

May 15th King's Heath between the wars, by the Committee.

June 19th Outing to Moor Green Estate with Gail Pittaway.

September 18th The old farms of King's Heath, by Andy Bishop.

October 16th Maddocks' miscellany of local history, by Barry Maddocks.

November 20th Brandwood End Cemetery - 14 years of the Friends Involvement by Julia Griffin.

December 18th AGM and Christmas social evening.

 

New on the site

The programme for 2019 has been updated.

 

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