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Acocks Green History Society
Acocks Green History Society meets at 7.30pm in the Community Room at Acocks Green Library on the first Thursday in the month (except August).
Adkins Family History
Geneology pages to Adkins surname from Birmingham ,Acocks Green and Warwick plus family history and pictures.
AncestralPast
Collection of Victorian and Edwardian photographs and other genealogical miscellany some of which are named. The aim of the site is to restore each item to a proven descendant.
Aston History Astonbrook through Astonmanor
This site "Aston" is about the history of the place and the people it's industry and memories of yesterday and now and to try and bring other local sites together to form the "Birmingham Circle" so we can share our Brummie pride.
 
Familyresearcher
This site includes pages on the Coventry Blitz and Home Guard and plenty of resources.
 
The Godwins Of Birmingham & Stafford UK
Find history, information and family trees of the Godwin families.
Birmingham Central Library genealogy service
The Local Studies and History Services on the Sixth Floor of Birmingham Central library has an extensive range of material for tracing families in the Birmingham area.

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LostCousins
A site for anyone tracing their family who would like to find others who share the same ancestors - with a view to pooling research, sharing photos & stories etc.
Midlands Historical Data
The project produces facsimile copies of old local history books and directories for sale on CD.  Its focus is Birmingham, and the counties of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. It also offers on its web-site a free search facility to all 150+ books currently on offer."
Public Records Office
This Database Contains Catalogues of Archives from all over England and includes the holdings of the Public Records Office, National Register of Archives and Heritage manuscripts database to name but a few. To September 2001 the holdings total 1,081,595 records in 76 archives countrywide , with more added each month. Including updates on current and proposed records /projects that assit both the researching Genealogist and Historian seeking data.
The Ancestors And Descendants Of Charles Poole And Louisa Wakelin
Family history site charting ancestors and descendants and siblings of Charles Poole and Louisa Wakelin. It is hoped the site will eventually be a genealogical record of all the siblings of my 3xgrandparents on the Poole/Wakelin side of the family.
 The Ancient Manor of Sedgley
This site has been designed to give Genealogists and local Historians an insight into the Staffordshire village of Sedgley, it's parish and the surrounding hamlets and to the life and times of the people who lived there.
The British Army in the Great War  
A resource for genealogists, military historians and just about anyone interested in the British Army of 1914-1918. Includes guides on how to research a soldier, a lively and helpful discussion forum, and much more.
The Workshop of the World
The information contained here concentrates largely on the areas north west of the city. Popular section on churches (now totaling nearly 200). The latest addition is a transcription of Arthur Mee's wonderful 1936 summary of the city's history and culture.
Warwickshire Look-up Exchange
Contains a list of volunteers who are willing to do "look-ups" in Warwickshire resources such as census, parish records, M.I's, trade directories etc. More volunteers needed!
The Warwickshire Ancestors Project  
This project aims to provide a "free-to-view" online searchable database of all the 19th century Warwickshire census returns. It is part of an initiative to make high quality primary (or near-primary) records of relevance to UK genealogy conveniently and freely available online.
Warwickshire Surname List
Includes Birmingham Surnames , Marriage Indexes ,other Surname Lists plus subscription List dedicated to Warwickshire and Birmingham Genealogy Research. Please wait for QuickBase to load in order to enter the Surname Database ( can be a tad slow when under pressure )
Warwickshire Workhouses
DataBase, for searching information related to Birmingham Workhouse system. Includes the results of a WorkHouse Census covering several decades.


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