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.
November 12th There will be a short wreath laying
service at the cross of sacrifice on the main drive at Brandwood End Cemetery
and a 2 minutes silence for the fallen of the two world wars and conflicts
since 1945. This will be followed by a wreath laying at the WW1 memorial.
everyone is warmly welcome to attend.
November 15th Mary Harding will be giving a talk about
her family at All Saints. The title is King's Heath Connections.
December 20th Christmas social and AGM.
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.