Black Country History Web Site

Black Country History is a searchable website which allows users to find information about documents, maps, photographs, art works, objects and more held by archives and museums services within the Black Country.
The eight partners involved in this website are:
Dudley Archives and Local History Service
Dudley Museums Service
Sandwell Community History and Archives Service
Sandwell Museums Service
Walsall Local History Centre
Walsall Museums Service
Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies
Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service

Contact information for accessibility help


[email protected]


01902 552055

Postal Address

Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Lichfield Street

Sandwell Community History & Archives Service

NameSandwell Community History & Archives Service
AddressSmethwick Library
High Street
B66 1AA
CountyWest Midlands
PostcodeB66 1AA
CountryUnited Kingdom
Telephone0121 558 2561
Fax0121 555 6064
Email[email protected]
Operational HoursMonday 10.00 - 4.00
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10.00 - 4.00
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10.00 - 4.00
Saturday 10.00 - 4.00
WebsiteVisit website
Collections OverviewWe hold the records of the former boroughs of Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Warley, Wednesbury and West Bromwich.

We are a Diocesan Record Office, holding Church of England parish records for the Deanery of Warley and All Saint's Church, West Bromwich, as well as non-conformist churches within Sandwell.

As a Place of Deposit for Public Records we hold records of local courts, coroners and hospitals. Our collections also include archives of many local businesses, organisations, people and families.
Mla RegionWest Midlands