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The historical archives of Oscott College are deposited in the Archives of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, located at Cathedral House, St Chad’s, and can be searched online at Enquiries can be directed to the Archivist at

Please be aware that Oscott College is unable to assist with family history enquiries, except to confirm dates of an individual’s attendance at Oscott. Please click here for the list compiled in 1889, after the closure of the Oscott school, which shows all those who attended the college between its foundation and that date.

Cemetery records are retained by Oscott College and enquiries should be directed to the Cemetery Manager, Margaret Wilson on 0121 321 5026 or

Further useful information on the Catholic history of the Archdiocese and notable individuals can be found in the Birmingham Historical Commission publications (, through the Midland Catholic History Society ( at Links from this website include the Catholic Record Society whose publications since 1904 are a major resource for anyone undertaking research on English and Welsh Catholic History.