This section lists county associations of Warwickshire providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The association covers the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
They cover the modern metropolitan boroughs of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton as well as areas of the old counties before the boundary changes of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The combined boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton are sometimes known as 'The Black Country'.
Several branches are operated by the Society, which include those in Staffordshire:
The St John's Centre
Free parking is available to the side of the centre, and should this be full, street parking is available in Harpfields Road and Flash Lane. The Society asks that you do not park in Vicarage Lane.
The branch has an extensive library of books and other items, which can be borrowed by members. These resources include:
The Library is only available if a Research Evening has been scheduled.
Some fiches are also held by the organisation, which can be borrowed by members. These fiches include Census Indexes and Monumental Inscriptions.
All Saints Church Hall
22 Broxwood Park
The main Society also has branches in Warwickshire, which include:
The Birmingham and Midland Institute
Contact (General Secretary):
Mrs Jackie Cotterill
5 Sanderling Court
Senior Citizens Club
The main Society also has branches in Worcestershire, which incorporate:
The Methodist Centre
19 Stratford Road
Many databases are accessible through the branch's website, including:
Some databases are accessible to members only, which include:
Some microfiche can be loaned to Society members, including:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also accessible.
St Peter's Church Hall
The organisation also has a branch in the South of England in London:
19 Riverside View
Many resources are accessible in the organisation's main Reference Library, which incorporate:
The Society also operates a lending library, located at The Dickens Room, BMI, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS. It is open where a Society meeting is taking place at the BMI. Books can also be borrowed by post, but the Society asks that you pay the postage costs.
Members are also able to use the Genealogical and Heraldic section of the BMI if they produce a copy of the Society's Annual Programme.
Many publications are sold by the Society, which include:
A list of surnames currently being researched by members is available on the site.