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Family History

Explore your family history and get assistance with census records, church records and tracing burials.

1911 Census

Census Records

Frequently asked questions to help you understand census records.
St Laurence Church Northfield

Church Records

Church records within the Library of Birmingham.
Library of Birmingham Birth Certificate

Civil Registration

Indexes of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths in England and Wales from 1st July 1837.
Electoral Register

Electoral Registers

Frequently asked questions about family history research with Electoral Registers.
Last Will and Testament


Find out more about how to obtain wills, where from and how much you may have to pay to do so.
Key Hill Cemetery

Tracing a Burial

Find out what help will be available in the Library of Birmingham.
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School opening, 1906. Benjamin Stone Collection

Genealogical Research in the Library of Birmingham

Download this helpful guide to the resources we have in the Library of Birmingham to help you with your family history research.
Mead Family

Websites for Family History and Heritage

Websites to help with your family history research and Birmingham local history.

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Library of Cultures Exhibition

Sat 19 April 2014, 9:00am

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World Book Night 2014

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St George's Day Treasure Hunt

Sat 19 April 2014, 9:00am

Unposted Letters

Unposted Letters

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Dozens & Trails mobile app

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