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.

'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

This Stile

I was seven when we moved to Wordsley and we lived at 3 Hope Street. I remember walking up to this stile many times, with my mum and brother, and later when I came up here to play in the woods on my own with friends. Many times when we came to the stile there would be a couple of old men sitting, smoking pipes staring across the road to the fields.

A memory of Wordsley