William Dargue  A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y

Over End

B21 - Grid reference SP045891

Over End means the Upper End, here of the parish of Handsworth. An 'end' was a medieval administrative district of which Handsworth had eight. Over End lay south of the Holyhead Road and south-west of the parish church of St Mary, which was the original settlement of Handsworth.

William Dargue 06.04.2009