Washwood Heath, West Midlands
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Old Photos near Washwood Heath

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

Childhood Memories.

My family and I, 5 sisters and a brother, lived in Nigel road just up from the Washwood Heath Road. I was born in the house in Nigel Road in 1948 so were my siblings. My memory is very vivid of my times there until I left home to get married in 1969. Ward End Park was our playground. In the summer it would be ...Read full memory

Ward End Park

I can remember the boat shed in the park and where the swings used to be. There was a cafe-cum-ice cream seller in the white house and the most beautiful greenhouse full of strange plants that to a child looked very scary. Every year the gardeners would plant the loveliest scenes in the flowerbed close to the white house ...Read full memory

A memory of Washwood Heath

Memories Of Washwood Heath 1962 1972

My family moved to Common Lane, Washwood Heath circa 1962. I remember the haberdashery next door to Creaney's groceries (Mrs Creaney and her two children Paul and Norma), the chipshop and Wright's the newsagents with Mr and Wright and their son. At the bottom of Common Lane was what we children ...Read full memory

A memory of Washwood Heath