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.

Summer Days In Mary Stevens Park

As a young boy from 1943 to 1960, I lived in Heath Lane, Stourbridge and I think I spent almost all my free time playing in Mary Stevens Park. The area where the playground still stands would be where all ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge by John Smith

Stourbridge Outdoor Swimming Pool.

Learned to swim there, of a fashion ( late 50's) (born in 54). Later in 70's courting. No elf and............ bombing, running and diving. Used to go, take a picnic and sunbathe all day. On cold days used ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge by Alan Tatler

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 and I used to walk from South Road, along ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge