Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery

Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery are both located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter in Hockley.The Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries, are a group of volunteers working to preserve, research, inform and promote these important historic and interesting cemeteries and have been  raising  funds for grave Restoration since 2004.  Both Cemeteries are listed… Continue Reading →

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Raising the cash to rescue the past:

Restoring gravestones in Birmingham’s two oldest cemeteries The Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project   is   partnering with the Friends of Key Hill Cemetery and Warstone Lane Cemetery to raise money to restore gravestones in Birmingham’s two oldest cemeteries.    We are partnering with the Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane to raise money to restore gravestones in… Continue Reading →

THE Virtual Genealogy Show 2021 Friday 25 & Saturday 26 June

Guest Speakers,   Wizards Corner , Exhibitors One of THE BEST international Genealogy and Family History Shows is going virtual! This year’s show will be broadcast across the globe, straight to the homes of genealogists of every background and experience level. Packed full of industry-leading speakers and the highest quality exhibitors, THE Genealogy Show 2021 has something for everyone and is not to be missed. … Continue Reading →

James COOPER V.C

On this day ,29 January 1856, the Victoria Cross was officially established by Queen Victoria. It  is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for valour “in the presence of the enemy” to members of the British Armed Forces.  James Cooper VC September 1840 – 9 August 1889… Continue Reading →

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