Balsall Heath St Thomas in the Moors


Ecclesiastical Parish
Created in 1884 from Balsall Heath St Paul Ecclesiastical Parish. St Thomas abolished in 1958, part to Edgbaston St. Mary & St. Ambrose Ecclesiastical Parish & part to Moseley St. Anne Ecclesiastical Parish [25]


O.S. Ref: SP071848
Suburb 1 mile S.W. of central Birmingham

Parish Church

St. Thomas in the Moors, Cox St. West (was at junction of Lincoln St. with Clevedon Rd.)

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester until 1905, Archdeaconry & Diocese of Birmingham (1905 - *)[25]

Register Copies

Christenings1883-1955 Marriages1884-1955 Library of Birmingham [60]

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, The 1911 census is available in full or in part on some of these sites. We are unable to advise on the choice of site since researchers' personal preferences will be influenced by the content and search facilities offered by each site. Some sites offer a free trial.

Access to the library edition of is widely available at most record offices, includingWorcestershire Archives, and some libraries. You are advised to book time on their computers before making a visit.

A free-to-view site is being developed at for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891 censuses. Coverage of Worcestershire parishes is rather sparse at this time.

Census returns can usually be viewed at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Family History Centres.

Some repositories offer census details on microform, disc or printed copy. These include:
1901 at Worcestershire Archives [14]

Last Updated: 03/10/2013