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.

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

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

Washwood Methodist Church

My parents William Joseph Shakespeare and Hetty Constance Smart were married in Washwood Heath Methodist Church on 1st June 1940. I was married to Margaret Tudor in the same church on 20th February 1971. Our first daughter Louise was christened here in 1972. The church was demolished a few years later.