Old Maps of Tamworth

Historic Maps of Tamworth and the local area.

I have wonderful memories of visiting 'Tamworth baths' on a Sunday afternoon. I loved swimming underneath the concrete barrier and always had to watch I didn't lift my head up too early! Mum used to take me and she would sunbath and I would swim. Everyone was really friendly and it is such a shame the outdoor 'baths' are no longer there.

I lived in Hopwas from 1952 to 1964 and attended QEGS from 1955 to 1962. These street scenes are very familiar to me. I found the town very 'small', not so much in size but in its cultural and intellectual dimensions. I remember there wasn't a single bookshop in the town then, except for a paperback bookshop next (...Read full memory)