Handsworth, West Midlands

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Handsworth, 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 Handsworth

Historic Maps of Handsworth and the local area.

Although not really Handsworth my Mother and her family lived at 212 New John Street West. They lived there until my Mothers Mum died in 1931. Her name was Christina Parker. My Mum was only 8 years old but remembers that day as if it were yesterday.

I was born at 1/161 Hingeston Street and lived their till 1960.