Blackheath

Status

Ecclesiastical Parish [25]
Created in 1869 from The Quinton Ecclesiastical Parish & Halesowen Ancient Parish (both Worcestershire) & Rowley Regis Ecclesiastical Parish (Staffordshire)

Location

O.S. Ref: SO983859
Blackheath was part of the borough of Rowley Regis until 1966, when it became part of the county borough of Warley. Since 1974 it has formed part of the metropolitan borough of Sandwell.

Parish Church

St.Paul, Long Lane, Blackheath, Sandwell

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester until 1919 when transferred to the Archdeaconry & Diocese of Birmingham [25]

Register Copies

At Sandwell Community History and Archives Service
Microform: Christenings 1869-1974; Marriages 1869-1974; Burials 1869-1977
Originals:
Christenings1869-1974; Marriages1869-1974; Burials1869-1977

Nonconformist

Register Copies:
At BMSGH Reference Library [7]
Blackheath United Reform Church - Baptisms 1908-2005, Marriages 1933-1998, Burials 1955-1980

At Sandwell Community History and Archives Service
Cocksheds Primitive: Original:
Christenings1888-1955
High St Primitive: Copies:
Christenings1841-1905
Original:
Christenings1841-1905

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents

At BMSGH Shop
St Paul

At BMSGH Reference Library [7]
St Paul

At Society of Genealogists [59]
BLACKHEATH (St. Paul) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 12 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 12 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1990 Author Whittaker, G et al. (trans.) Source D: Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Blackheath C. E. School
Infants' School log books (2 vols) - 1910 - 58 - Ref: BA 5246 / 2
Junior School log books - 1886 - 93 - Ref: BA 5246 / 2
Mixed School log books (3 vols) - 1873 - 1957 - Ref: BA 5246 / 1

A handlist of other records of schools and of other educational establishments held by Worcestershire Archives for this parish can be found here.

Last Updated: 20/07/2012