1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Brierley Hill, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Days In Brierley Hill.

I remember, Playing in the fields,where Merry Hill now stands. One day my sister and I went with our mom and dad,and we had a lovely picnic and remember picking watercress from the stream that used to flow through there! Happy memories of our childhood!

St Mary School

At the top of the town towards the flats is St Mary's church.  I used to attend St Mary's school which was situated behind the church.  One day when everyone turned up for school it had been burned to the ground, I think I was told one of the teachers left an electric fire on.  I can only remember the ...Read full memory

Back A Bit To Silver End

I suppose I'm cheating but I can go back a good way further than the 1900s because my memories are mainly my mother's and she was born in 1904 and lived in South Street. She used to share her memories with me like playing tin can lurky at the bottom of the Baptist chapel wall opposite her house. Her father was ...Read full memory