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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


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. PDF poster.


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.


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