Essington, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Sunday Walks To The Mitre

Many times I've walked as a child with my parents and my younger sister after a hearty Sunday lunch, up Broad Lane and turning left down towards the Mitre pub (a personal favourite of my father!). My sister and I ...Read full memory

Sneyd Lane

I used to stay with a school friend in Sneyd Lane Essington when I was about 14. We went to Ely House School in Wolverhampton. We used to go riding somewhere around there and our friend Sylvia Merrick also lived in Essington. ...Read full memory

The First Indian I Ever Met

MY MOTHER WAS BORN ON HAYWOODS CORNER THELMA BEARDSMORE SHE MOVED TO GANDY RD WHERE I WENT TO SCHOOL AT PERRY HALL BEFORE LEAVING PERRY HALL MY MOM AND DAD MOVED BACK TO ESSINGTON FOUR DOORS FROM THE CHAPEL ON THE ...Read full memory

A memory of Essington by Adrian Marham