Bartley Green District

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(Local & Family History)  The National Archives has a number of searchable databases to help you find the records you need. They also have several searchable databases to help you find out about records held by other archives.


(Local History)  The Lapal Canal Project.  Striving for the incremental restoration of the decommissioned half of the Dudley No. 2 Canal, between Halesowen and Selly Oak, eventually to full navigation,  via the Woodgate Valley.


(Genealogy)  The database will eventually cover West Midlands births, marriages and deaths for the years 1837 to 1950 and beyond.


(Local History) The Defence of Britain Project.  Nearly 20,000 twentieth century military sites in the United Kingdom are recorded.


(Genealogy)  Exclusive British and Irish record collections dating back to the 13th century, as well as rare and unique photos and books to browse. (fee)


(Local History) These pages contain a collection of material compiled by John Morris Jones, former Headmaster of George Dixon Junior School, during the period 1960 - 1980. He wrote over 30 booklets in which he covered almost every district of the City of Birmingham. In many ways they were the first detailed local history studies aimed at the non-historian, and particularly focussed at children.


(Local History)

The Weoley Collection at Weoley Castle Library has been built up over the past few years and contains all the material at the library about the Weoley Castle area and the historic Manor of Weoley.


(Local History) This site contains two short books by a local teacher that were converted for the Web.


(Local History)

Local History Online for news, resources, information, courses and nearly 1,000 local history links. Also a calendar of events and local history books for sale online.


(Local History)

The Local History Collection of Newman Library covers every aspect of West Midlands history in a variety of different media. There are photographs, old maps, 19th and 20th Century newspapers on microfilm, the 1871 Census for Birmingham, copies of archival material and 4,000 books and pamphlets.



Parish Church for Bartley Green and Woodgate Valley.




      Friends of Woodgate Valley Country Park.

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(Local History)                    ALTON DOUGLAS BOOKS

If you come from Aston or Acocks Green, the City Centre or Cotteridge, Erdington or Edgbaston, Handsworth or Hall Green, Kings Norton or Kings Heath, Ladywood or Longbridge, Small Heath or Selly Oak, Weoley Castle or Winson Green - or WHEREVER -  you'll love our books on Birmingham.



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