Memories of Amblecote

King William Street

grew up here and have just written a book 'Confessions of a Newsagents Son-Amblecote in the 50s. Available locally or Amazon.

A memory of Amblecote by James Morgan

Collis Street, Amblecote

I lived near to the top of Collis Street opposite King William Street from 1944 to 1967. My mothers cousins lived opposite on the corner of King William Street, which was a big double house built by my 2 great Uncles Jeavons and Tom Chattin owner of the drapery shop Chattin and Hortons Brierley Hill lived opposite them ...Read full memory

A memory of Amblecote

A Gentlmen From Amblecote

A Gentlemen from Amblecote, Staffordshire By The Oracle | April 16, 2009 This public voice, dos not usually, print obituaries. However, three persons have signed their names to a tribute to Samuel Kinnear from Amblecote, and we feel it should be heard.Samuel Kinnear, universally, known as "SAM" was a successful ...Read full memory

A memory of Amblecote

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 61375 memories of 31897 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?