Walsall St Andrew


St Andrew's church, Birchills, was erected in 1887, and is a structure in red brick, with stone dressings, in the Early English style.


Church History

St Andrew's church, in Birchills, built to the design of JEK Cutts in 1884-7 and consecrated on St Andrew's Day, 30th November, 1887, is a building of red brick, with stone dressings, in the Early English style, consisting of a chancel, nave, aisles, organ chamber, and a turret containing one bell.
On the outside of the east wall is an oak cavelry, erected in memory of the men of the parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-1918.
The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Bishop of Lichfield.

Postcard of St Andrew's Church c1910


Church Records

Church of England Registers
The registers of St Andrew, Birchills, Walsall commence in 1883. The original registers for the period 1883-1959 (Bapts) & 1889-1953 (Mar) are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
A microfilm copy of some of the registers is held at Walsall Local History Centre.

Nonconformist Church Registers
Records of Nonconformist churches in Walsall can be found on the Walsall page


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