St. Mary's Church and Graveyard


St. Mary's Church and Graveyard sit alongside the park by the Boating Lake. The Church is the final resting place of notable figures in the history of Handsworth and the region as a whole. William McGregor's tombstone was recently refurbished and the bright, white colour of the stone which memorialises the founder of the Football League and Aston Villa Football Club can be seen quite clearly, even from the other side of the lake.

Inside the church you will find a memorial room dedicated to the industrial greats who had such an impact on Handsworth and Birmingham as a whole - Murdoch, Watt and Boulton, who are all buried here.


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