Hednesford, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Hednesford Boyhood

I was born in Hednesford in 1948; the house behind the Valeting Service shop, (63 Market Street), close to the Lucas Lighting factory, (now the Lightworks business premises). Coincidentally I later worked for Lucas ...Read full memory

A memory of Hednesford by David Birt

Bindley Village / Brindley Heath

Can anyone remember the old school at Brindley Village, right in the heart of The Chase? My sisters and I all went to the school until 1957 when the school was shut. It was a sad day, nobody wanted to leave ...Read full memory

Tobacco Shop

I remember walking home from Hednesford Raceway, with my Mom, on Sundays and visting a little tobacco shop. My Mom would buy a bag of snuff for her Nan from there. I remember a little old lady working there and the fantastic smells in the shop.

A memory of Hednesford by Baden Cocker