Cannock, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Wartime Cannock

As a 9-year-old I remember after being bombed out from Birmingham and going to stay with a great-aunt in Heath Hayes (Aunt Polly Ingram) and going to a hall in Cannock and being kitted out with a set of clothes, and being given a doll. I am 78 now.

A memory of Cannock by Sami Whitford

Childhood Cannock

I started school at The Croft in High Green next to WG Smiths. This was near to the Danilo - Queen of Cinemas of the time and fascinating to visit. Later from Walhouse School we spent lunchtimes playing cowboys and Lone ...Read full memory

A memory of Cannock

Memories Of Cannock

These photographs remind me of Cannock and how it was when I was a child, ten years old in 1965. It's an odd thing to remember and I wonder if anyone else remembers the public toilets that were downstairs beneath the ...Read full memory

A memory of Cannock