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.

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 son in later years. I used to love the ...Read full memory

A memory of Stourbridge

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