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Keep up to date with all history programmes on BBC radio and TV in your area, with our listings. We also feature events so you can find out what's going on in your area, and all around the country. If you want to stay on the web then use our online guide to navigate around sites local to you. We want to know what you're doing, and where you surf, so if you would like to add your event or site please e-mail your details to the Legacies team.
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TV The British Association for Local History
Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups.
Contact: General Enquiries - +44 1283 585947
TV Wolverhampton Archives & Local Studies
If you are interested in any aspect of Wolverhampton's history this is the place to get help. They hold documents, maps, books, photos, census, newspapers etc. relating to the history of all areas now within the present City of Wolverhampton including Bilston, Bushbury, Penn, Tettenhall, and Wednesfield.
Contact: General enquiries - 01902 552480
TV Walsall Family History Group
W.F.H.G. is a small group of enthusiastic genealogists based in the market town of Walsall in the county of West Midlands, but still refers to the old county name of Staffordshire whenever genealogy is discussed.
Contact: Mrs.B.Knowles - Secretary - 01922 404678
TV The Black Country Society
The Black Country Society, affiliated to the Civic Trust, was founded in 1967 by enthusiasts led by the late Dr. John Fletcher, who felt that the Black Country did not receive its fair share of recognition for its great contribution to the industrial development of Britain and the world.
TV Rowley Regis Online
Rowley Regis Online is the community website for the Black Country town of Rowley Regis in the West Midlands. Popular areas of the site are the Gallery of Photographs from "Days Gone By", a lively Discussion Forum, and the 1881 Census for Rowley Regis.
TV BE-ME (Black & Ethnic Minority) Foundation
BE-ME was established in 1999 to record the experiences of African-Caribbean and Asian people who came to Wolverhampton after World War II. BE-ME has recorded over 100 audio/video interviews with respondents from Wolverhampton’s African-Caribbean and Asian communities.
Contact: Via website

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