Castle Bromwich, West Midlands

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Castle Bromwich, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Castle Bromwich

Historic Maps of Castle Bromwich and the local area.

Flamborough Close, 1945. With my parents (Reg and "Bunny"), who were married at the village church in 1939, I moved into 31, Hazelhurst Rd in 1945. My maternal grandparents, Fred and Elizabeth Hopkins lived at 19 Flamborough Close for many years (Fred died there in 1957), and my maternal aunt and uncle, Sonia and Ron (...Read full memory)

I lived in the bungalow at the end of the spinny on West Avenue in the late 1960s and went to Highcroft School from age 4 to 5, which was an old Victorian building which always smelt of tomato soup and stood on the corner of Kyter Lane. The shop you mention was called The Castle and my friends and I used to buy our (...Read full memory)