Bilston, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bilston and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Fields Us Kids Used To Play On.

Many years ago, about 1951, us children myself and my brothers and our friends used to play on the fields where now Bilston Colledge is situated off the Wellington Roa in Bilston. We had such fun playing on ...Read full memory

A memory of Bilston by Pauline Powell

The Ford Anglia

I owned the Ford Anglia 105E parked on the road outside the church in the bottom left hand corner of the photograph. I rang the bells at the church and usually parked in that place. The car, Harry Potter blue, registration ADH ...Read full memory

Bilston Born

I was born in Bilston at my granny's house although we moved to Tipton when I was 6 but I spent most of my life around the area and have fond memories of Bilston market (the old one), it was magical when I was small. I was born in ...Read full memory