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Great grandparents grave Ryecroft Cemetry

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Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,
I am requesting information on my great grandparents grave. They are buried in Ryecroft together, their names are Thomas Joseph Birch and May Birch.

Yours faithfully,

Nikki Smith

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Nikki Smith,


Freedom of Information Request RFI-2805-21


Further to your request for information about your Grandparents graves at
Ryecroft Cemetry, Thomas Joseph Birch and May Birch, I have provided the
contact details below where you can have access to this information:



Walsall Local History Centre is the Archives Service and Local Studies
Library for Walsall Council.

For information about visiting the Centre and family and local history
information see their website (details below).


Walsall Local History Centre keeps the historic records of Walsall Council
and its predecessor authorities.


These include:


•           Ancient documents and town charters


•           Cemetery records


•           Council minute books


•           Electoral registers


•           Maps and plans


•           Photographs


•           School records


•           Wigmore School/children’s boarding out committee records



Opening hours


•           Monday: closed


•           Tuesday: 10.00am – 4.00pm


•           Wednesday: 10.am –4.00pm


•           Thursday: closed


•           Friday: closed 


•           Sunday: closed


Contact us


Walsall Local History Centre


Lichfield Street Hub


Lichfield Street






United Kingdom


Telephone (+44) 01922 652212


Email [email address]






Under the FOI Act the information is exempt from disclosure under the
provisions of section 21 (information accessible to the applicant by other


We are not required to release the information if it reasonably accessible
to you in another way.


Most of the information that we provide in response to Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004
requests will be subject to copyright protection.  In most cases the
copyright will be owned by Walsall Council. The copyright in respect of
other information may be owned by another person or organisation, as


You are free to use any information supplied to you in response to this
request for your own non-commercial research or private study purposes.
The information may also be used for any other purpose allowed by a
limitation or exception in copyright law, such as news reporting. 
However, any other type of re-use, for example by publishing the
information in analogue or digital form, including on the internet, will
require the permission of the copyright owner.


I hope that the information provided is useful to you. However, if you are
dissatisfied, you should set out in writing your grounds for complaint and
send to: Corporate Assurance Manager, Resources & Transformation, Civic
Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall, WS1 1TP.



If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a decision.
Please remember that, generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you
have first exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the council. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
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Yours sincerely,


Naiyar Sultana


Assurance Team, Resources and Transformation

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Civic Centre,

Darwall Street,

Walsall, WS1 1DG

Email: [Walsall Council request email]

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Website:  [3]www.walsall.gov.uk


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