Wednesbury, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Wednesbury As A Lad

I have too many memories to many to go into - apprentice Elec; at Patent Shaft steelworks, left Wednesbury aged 20 for 2 years RAF National Service, lived in south Yorkshire since 1954 - think about standing with fire ...Read full memory

Celebration Fireworks Panic

To celebrate some milestone in Wednesbury's history, there was a bonfire and firework display at Hydes Road around about the 60's. To ensure everyone's safety, the fire brigade were given the job of setting off ...Read full memory

A memory of Wednesbury by Ron Hall

Speckled Apples

Paul talked about the Home & Colonial. I think it was "Masons" used to be next door in the market place. I remember getting a 'penny dip' on the way back to school (Ridding Lane Primary). Mum would have gone potty if she had ...Read full memory