Polesworth, Warwickshire

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

Historic Maps of Polesworth and the local area.

I had heard so much about this village & surrounding areas from my father, Arch Wallbank, who was born 1896 @ 46 Watling St. the corner of New st. he left for NZ in Oct. 1913 & died Auckland 1965.. My Knight relations had lived in this house (butchers) & a Methodist Lay preacher..James Knight. (...Read full memory)

My Dad was born in Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire county, but I have traced the Baxter family back to Polesworth in the 17th century where in ends. I wonder if there are any Baxters' still in that area. My goal is to visit Polesworth to do more research. Thanks in advance to anyone who might be helpful. Sincerely, Richard Baxter