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.

Football In The Park

Behind this picture were the tennis courts and behind that were the football changing rooms and the pitches. I played in goal there for several teams over the years, the last being the Wordsley Labour Club. I had started with Stuart Crystal and over the years gained nicknames like the Crab or the Bear. There would also ...Read full memory

A memory of Wordsley by John Lampitt

Wordsley Hig Street

Wonderful to see these old photos of Wordsley. Unfortunately not of the shop where I spent the first few years of my life, from 1950. My parents had a chip shop at 109 High Street, next door to the Cat Inn. Eventually they changed trades and went to fresh fish, then greengrocery, then hardware. Perhaps a few might ...Read full memory

A memory of Wordsley by Jim Hope

The Church In My Life

I used to attend Sunday school here in the early 1950's. We usually met in the hall across the car park but once or twice a month we would be in the church. Later in 1967 I was married here. I was in the Army at the time and during a leave visit to my father and some school friends I met a girl. It was Christmas 1965. ...Read full memory