Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry The principal family history society for the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
Coal Mining History Resource Centre Ian Winstanley's invaluable resource for anything and everything about coal mining in the UK, the UK's largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coalmining - including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths. Ian has hung up his pick and gone into retirement now, but not before passing on the site and leaving its future development to Raleys Solicitors - specialists in workplace accident and disease compensation.
West Midlands Exploration Follow Paul Walker's blog as he tours the West Midlands on buses and by rail, taking in the odd pub or ten as he goes. On one occasion he was inspired by our Cradley Links to venture into Cradley and he relates his findings.