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.

Bedford Williams Store

Hello, does anyone remember the Bedford Williams Store in Victoria Street, Wolverhampton? I was employed there in 1962 until about 1964 in the fabric department and I also worked on the button covering counter and stocking repairs. My supervisor's name was Miss Corkingdale. I would love to see if anyone remembers ...Read full memory

The Queens, The Civic And The Regent.

Does anyone remember the Regent dance hall, top of Temple Street? The winding stairs of a Sunday night used to be packed with us trying to get in. Was I really stupid or just loved dancing? When in a dinner hour from work, rush to the Queens and then back to work exhausted. Back again on the night. ...Read full memory

Bedford Williams

I remember Bedford Williams before it became part of Beatties. I think there was a rocking horse which children could ride (?near the stairs). I went with my granny and wanted to go on the horse, but she told me to wait because another child was first - it turned out to be a child dummy modelling childrens clothes!!