Stuart Williams’ new book ‘Walsall Borough Past & Present’ available NOW

It was a pleasure to meet with Stuart Williams today, who launched his new book today – Walsall Borough Past & Present. Price is only £7.50 and is available directly from the local centre or delivered.

Stuart Book 2

A section on Willenhall

A section on Willenhall

Full details here

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It was my first visit to the centre and I can not wait to return!

For those seeking Ancestry information or just information in general – This is the place to be!

Attractions and facilities

Free admission
Free on site parking
Disabled access
Drinks facility
Friendly, fully trained staff who can help with your family and local history inquiries
Access to resources on family and local history ranging in date from 1225 to the present day
A range of local history publications for sale
Regular events
Free introductory sessions on the Ancestry family history database and our family history resources
An hour’s free session with an experienced family history researcher who will help if you are starting out on family history or have hit a brick wall
Workshops and courses in family and local history
A paid research service if you would like us to do your research for you
A chance to explore stories from the past and contribute your memories
Opening hours

Tuesday 9.30am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 7pm
Thursday 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am – 1pm