Wordsley, West Midlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Brook Street Junior School, Wordsley

Although I lived in Collis St, Amblecote I went to Brook St, Junior School from 1951 until I went to Audnam Secondary in 1955. I remember it had an infants school attached and the little ones would have a sleep in the afternoon. Mr.Ballinger was our Head until he retired and Mr.Cartwright took over. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Wordsley

'Those Happy Byeways Where We Went And Never Come Again'.

I used to live just down the way from this stile and went walks through Cally Wood firstly with my friend Pauline Ellett and later with my husband and grandchildren. It's a lovely wood and used to border the sandpit which is gone now. The sandpit was at the bottom of my friend's garden in ...Read full memory

A memory of Wordsley

Living In Wordsley

I remember Wordsley as a small boy to a young man. I went to Lawnswood School now a Music College? I lived in New Street which is further up the high Street ,than this picture. I remember the Chip Shop, the first shop you see in this picture on the far left. It used to be our Friday teatime treat or sometimes Saturday. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Wordsley by Bryan Moon