Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Grand Theatre

I remember going to the Grand Theatre in Lichfield Street when I was a child. My aunt took me to see Margaret Lockwood in 'Peter Pan'. Her daughter Julia Lockwood was playing Wendy. Afterwards my aunt took me to the stage ...Read full memory


Milano's was always a place my mother told me not to go to. I worked in Queen Street in a solicitors and had to deliver mail to all the other offices by hand. I saw my first Beatles movie in Wolverhampton. My sister 's ...Read full memory

A memory of Wolverhampton

Bedford Williams

I remember visiting Bedford Williams' Store as a kid, it was opposite Beatties, it had wooden floors and when you paid, your money was sent up to the account room via a tube that sucked up after the assistant pressed a ...Read full memory