St John's Church, Sparkhill

a multicultural community following Jesus



The following registers and documents are deposited with the Archives Department of Birmingham Central Library to who all enqiries should be addressed.

registers of baptisms, 1876-1949;
registers of marriages, 1886-1969;
registers of confirmations, 1920-81;
registers of banns, 1967-80;
registers of services, 1933-72;
churchwardens' accounts, 1933-61;
churchwardens' papers, 1893-1973;
vestry minutes, 1879-1954;
Church Council and parochial church council minutes, 1919-86;
General Parochial Fund committee minutes, 1897-1908;
electoral rolls, 1954-64;
parish magazines, 1933-85;
photographs, 19th-20th cents;
roll of honour, 1945;
watercolour sketch of previous temporary iron church, c1885;
glass slides of Sparkbrook, c1900


Only more recent records are

retained at the Church