From time to time organisations alter their web sites; therefore the email links below may no longer work.  If they do not please use a search engine.

Knowle Library


Chester House Library

High Street, Knowle, Solihull

Tel: 01564 775840

Knowle Parish Church


Parish Office

St. Lawrence House, 1717 High Street, Knowle, Solihull.  B93 0LN

Tel: 01564 779123

Open Monday - Friday 9.15 -  12.30

Warwickshire County Record Office


Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick. CV34 4JS

Tel: 01926 738959

Friends of Warwickshire County Record Office

The Friends can be found via the County Record Office web site above

Our Warwickshire

Warwickshire’s Gateway Site for everyone interested in Warwickshire History

It will eventually included huge amounts of information with links to

local history societies.

Solihull Central Library


Homer Road, Solihull. B91 3RG

Tel: 0121 704 6977 or 0121 704 6934

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Henley St., Stratford upon Avon. CV37 6QW

Tel: 01789 204016

Birmingham Central Library

British Association for Local History

e-mail: and/or

PO Box 6549, Somersal Herbert, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.  DE6 5WH

Tel:  01283 585947

Solihull Local History Circle

Hampton-in-Arden Local History Group

Lapworth Local History Group

Berkswell & District History Group

Other Local History Societies in the Area

Subject to their permission we can supply contact numbers for the following:

Temple Balsall Local History Group

Dorridge Residents' Association

and others

You can also find a list of societies on the

Birmingham & District Local History Association site above.

Midlands Historical Data

Creates digital images of local history books, directories, electoral rolls, etc.

available on-line and searchable

The National Archives & Access to Archives

A2A stands for Access to Archives and contains detailed listings from many county record offices.

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