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These maps are taken from the 1/2500 plans and reproduced my Alan Godfrey at about 15 inches to the mile, they are highly detailed, showing Churches, Schools, Works, Collierys, Pits, Canals, named Roads, Lanes, Streets, even showing individual houses and trees and covers an area of about one and a half square miles.
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This detailed, busy map covers most of the town of West Bromwich. Coverage stretches from Bond Street and St John's church northward to West Bromwich Workhouse, and from Claypit Lane eastward to Dartmouth Park.
Features include most of town centre with individual buildings neatly delineated, St John's church, Christ Church, West Bromwich District Hospital, Market Hall, brewery, printing works, Mayers Green area, St Philip's church, Lodge Flour Mills, GWR railway with West Bromwich station, Swan Village Junction Station (at top of map), Oak House, Lamberts End area, Guns Village area, Carters Green, old coal shafts, brick works, Tantany Colliery (disused), Lyndon, The Cronehills, St Andrew's church, Dartmouth Park etc. On the reverse we include a list of private residents from a contemporary directory.
This detailed, early map is taken from the OS First Edition plan for the area. It covers the northern part of West Bromwich, with coverage stretching from Churchfield northward to Hatley Heath, westward to Blacklake. The main urban area is Hill Top, in the NW corner.
Features include Hill Top with St James church, reading room, Balls Hill Farm, Albert Street Iron Works, Wallface Colliery (disused), tramway, stretch of GWR railway (but no stations), Blacklake Colliery, old shafts, Borough Gas Works, Oakwood Farm, White's Farm Colliery, Waterloo Iron Works, Ridgacre Branch Canal, Halford Branch Canal, Jesson's Branch Canal, Hall End Colliery (in centre of map), Hall End area, Shrubbery Colliery, Churchfield House, West Bromwich Cemetery, infectious diseases hospital, Hateley Heath area with St Mary's Mission Chapel etc. On the reverse we include extracts from an 1888 directory.
This detailed map is dominated by Sandwell Hall, which is near the centre of the map. Otherwise the map is largely rural. Features include Sandwell Park, Pleasure Pool, Hilltop Farm, Sandwell SawMill, Sandwell Park Colliery.
On the reverse we include a large section of the later 1913 revision of the map. This shows more development at Sandwell Park Colliery (Diamond Jubilee Pit), which now has a tramway running right across the map. Part of Handsworth Cemetery is also now shown.
This detailed and early map covers the eastern part of West Bromwich and western part of Handsworth, with the area known as The Hawthorns in the centre. Coverage stretches from Roebuck Lane eastward to Booth Street.
Features include GWR railway with Handsworth Junction, Handsworth & Smethwick station and portion of Stourbridge extension line; tramway, Railway Carriage Works, Sandwell Place, Phoenix Bolt Works, St James church Handsworth, Sandwell Park Colliery, Galton Junction, St Stephen's Mission Room, Belle Vue Brewery etc. Several villas stand in grounds away from the industrial area. We include street directories for Booth Street, Crocketts Road and Wattville Road on the reverse.
The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 68.11 Sandwell Hall to the north, 68.14 Oldbury to the west, 72.03 Smethwick to the south and Warwickshire sheet 7.16 Handsworth to the east.
This detailed map covers the Greets Green area, west of West Bromwich, and extends westward to Tividale (bottom left corner) and Dudley Port station (near top right). Other districts include New Town, Swan Village, Albion, Tividale.
It is a busy map, especially rich in industrial information, and features include Birmingham Canal Navigation, Wolverhampton Level canal, Union Arm canal, Gower Branch canal, Dunkirk Branch canal, Balls Hill Branch, Ryders Green Locks, Netherton Tunnel Branch canal, LNWR Stour Valley line with Albion and Dudley Port stations, short stretch of LNWR South Staffordshire line, Stour Valley New Brick Works, Pumphouse Brick Works, Farley Park, old coal shafts, Ryders Green Tar Works, remains of old industry and coalfield, St Peter's church, Automatic Glass Blowing Works, Groveland Colliery (disused), etc. We include entries A-C of a West Bromwich trade directory on the reverse
This detailed map covers the western part of Oldbury, Brades Village, Rounds Green and the rather bleak mining area to the west. It has much of interest, especial for those interested in the mining and industrial history of the area.
Features include Brades Village, Birmingham Canal (Wolverhampton Level and Old Line), GWR Oldbury Branch with Oldbury station and Goods station, Portway Brick Works, Little Fields, Shidas Lane Brick Works, Alston Brick Works, Rounds Green, St James church, Oldbury Boiler Works, Globe Brick Works, Brades Steel Works, Bury Hill Park, Griffin Iron Foundry, Brades Brick Works, Gower Brick Works, Brandon Colliery, Brades Farm, Grace Mary Collieries with tramway, Gipsy Lane with area known as City, Hange Brick Works, Darby's Hill, quarries with tramway, Hange Collieries, tramway, Bradeshall Locks etc. On the reverse we include extracts from an Oldbury directory.
The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 68.09 Greets Green to the north, 67.16 Dudley to the west, 68.14 Oldbury to the east and Worcestershire sheet 5.01 Whiteheath Gate to the south.
This detailed map covers the eastern part of Oldbury, southern part of West Bromwich, and West Smethwick. Coverage stretches from Church Street Oldbury eastward to Kenrick Park, and from Lyttleton Street southward to St Paul's Road. The map doubles as Worcestershire sheet 2.14.
Features include Hamblet's Brick Works (top left corner), Bromford Iron Works, Oldbury Railway Carriage Works, Christ Church, Tharsis Works, Springfield Chemical Works, Birmingham Canal (Old Line), Birmingham Canal (Wolverhampton Level), Birmingham Canal (Birmingham Level), Victoria Colliery, LNWR Stour Valley line with Oldbury and Spon Lane stations, Glass Works, trams and depot, short stretch of GWR Stourbridge line with Smethwick Jct station, Spon Lane Colliery (disused), Hollow Ware Manufactory, Kenrick Park, Holy Trinity church, Stour Valley Works, St Paul's church, British Queen Brewery, Good Shepherd's church, Lyttleton Hall, short stretch of GWR Birmingham & Dudley line, BCN Titford Feeder etc. On the reverse we include extracts (in somewhat small print) of an 1896 directory.