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Birmingham City Council

Birmingham’s villages – the history of some of Birmingham’s suburbs

Staff in Birmingham Libraries are creating web pages showing the history of their area, with photographs and other digitised material.

This menu gives you quick links to the work already done and in progress.

Acocks Green


Hall Green

Digital Handsworth covering Handsworth, Handsworth Wood, Hamstead, Perry Barr, Oscott andKingstanding.


Digital Ladywood

Kings Heath

Kings Norton



Sutton Coldfield

Weoley Castle


FAQs about Birmingham, past and present

Books About Birmingham Suburbs