Cannock, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Days Of Growing Up In Cannock

I am now 67 and live in Belgium and came across this terrific site of old Cannock. The town I remember has a small boy growing up . I attended Walsall road infant and junior school and Calving Hill Secondary School. Great memories and in my opinion Cannock was a beautiful mining town and very sad to see ...Read full memory

A memory of Cannock by stevemdean

Wonderful Childhood Memories

I lived in Cannock from 1963 to 1970. We lived on the Longford Estate in Leamington Close, we were the first family to live in that house after it was built. I went to Bridgetown Primary School and started year 1 in Calving Hill Comprehensive but we moved back to Scotland before I completed my first year in high ...Read full memory

A memory of Cannock by Agnes Paterson

Church Street

Getting my haircut at Richards Gents hairdressers upstairs in the Coop Building - accessed via a winding staircase and once there a row of Barbers Chairs. The open space of nearby Queens Square with its Fire Station Health Office and the main stopping point for the blue Hednesford to Walsall No 1 Bus Service alonside the Church wall. The Swallow Raincoat factory in one corner..

A memory of Cannock