Sutton Coldfield Local History Research Group
Sutton Coldfield has an interesting history well documented by an extensive collection of primary sources housed in Sutton Coldfield Library. Members of the Research Group have access to this material, and enjoy studying it to find out about aspects of the history of the Royal Town. Completed research is published in our journal, Proceedings of the Sutton Coldfield Local History Research Group.
Members who wish to do research meet any Tuesday (1.30 – 4.00 p.m.) at Sutton Library, coming as often as they wish to pursue their research topic, with help from experienced members of the Group and library staff. All members receive regular newsletters with details of our occasional field meetings and public lectures, and a free copy of our Proceedings whenever it is published.
For further details, see Join Us.
Town Centre Development - 2020
Members may, or may not know that Sutton Coldfield Town Council now issue a quarterly newsletter. The latest one, for Autumn 2020, includes interesting information on a possible future for the library, as part of a wide reaching scheme to transform the town centre.
- Author: Keith Jordan
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The History of St Michael's Church, Boldmere
'The Little Church on the Hill' by Peter Knight
Details the growth of St Michael's Church since its inception in 1853, its establishment followed by consecration in 1857, its development with later additions to its size over the years leading up to the 1900's, as well as its almost total destruction by fire in 1964, its rebuilding and re-birth since, and as a focal point of life in Boldmere.
- Author: Peter Knight
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