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Stourbridge, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Shopping In The High Street

I was born in 1946 and lived in a house in South Road, not far from Jimmy Parkes the butcher. This was, of course, well before the advent of supermarkets. My mother ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge

Swan Pool Park

I remember Swan Pool Park from the 1950s-60s. It is in South Road, Stourbridge. There used to be paddle-boats available to hire in the early 1960s, and there were lovely ...Read full memory

A Well Spent Life In Stourbridge

Most of my life was spent in Stourbridge although I came from Amblecote and went to school in Wordsley. Mom used to take me to Mary Stevens Park as I took my ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge