History of the ancient parish of Handsworth in Birmingham UK - including the current suburbs of Handsworth, Kingstanding, Oscott and Perry Barr. The site includes material from major archive collections in Birmingham such as the BOULTON AND WATT collection, and the BENJAMIN STONE collection. The Tithe Map is fully searchable online - first ever digitised in the UK. Many biographical accounts are included also. Future inclusions coming soon will be searchable Trade Directories, Parish Registers and Census Returns.
An area in the English Midlands, to the north and west of Birmingham. Covers towns such as Stourbridge, Lye, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Wednesbury, Walsall, West Bromwich, Brierley Hill, Halesowen and others.