Balsall Heath St Paul


O.S. Ref: SP0884
Suburb 1 mile S.W. of central Birmingham

Parish Church

St Paul, Church Centre (Edward Road & Mary Street), Balsall Heath, West Midlands B12 9JU
The church was declared redundant on 14 March 1979 [80]

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

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

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]
None held at Worcestershire Archives.
The original registers are at Library of Birmingham. See Register Copies below

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1862 Worcestershire Archives [22]

Register Copies

Christenings1853-1963; Marriages1853-1964 Library of Birmingham [60]


Congregational (Moseley Road): Marriages1918-52 Library of Birmingham [61]
Methodist (Ombersley Rd): Marriages1934-52 Library of Birmingham [61]
Methodist (Balfour St): Marriages1930-39 Library of Birmingham [61]

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]

Other Sources

Balsall Heath, A History - Book - BMSGH Shop

Last Updated: 03/10/2013