Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Staffordshire
These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
They are available through our On-line Mapshop
Here are the details of maps for Willenhall & Darlaston Green:
Staffordshire 63.09a Willenhall & Darlaston Green 1888 - published 1990; intro by Catherine Yates. ISBN.978-0-85054-301-8
Staffordshire 63.09b Willenhall (SE) & Darlaston Green 1901 - published 2009; intro by Malcolm Nixon. ISBN.978-1-84784-247-3
We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each covers the same area, with coverage stretching from Willenhall Lower Lichfield Street eastward to Darlaston & James Bridge station, and southward to
Rough Hay House.
Features on the 1888 map include St Giles Church Willenhall, Chapel Green, Albion Works, Shepwell Green, New Priestfield Colliery, New Priestfield Iron Works, Birmingham Canal,
Victoria Iron Works, Crescent Iron Works, Rough Hay, Hopyard Colliery, Bentley Canal, LNWR Grand Junction line, Darlaston Green, Alma Works, Darlaston Green Furnaces, St George's church etc. Entries A-P from an 1865 Willenhall directory are included on the reverse.
The 1901 map covers the same area. This later printing is sharper and perhaps easier to read. Features in addition to those above include Willenhall Furnaces, canal now referred to as Walsall Canal, sewage farms, Vulcan Foundry, numerous works, but collieries mostly gone. On
the reverse we include a list of private residents for Willenhall in 1912, plus railway timetable for the Walsall-Wolverhampton line..
The map links up with sheets 63.05 Willenhall NE to the north, 62.12 Willenhall SW to the west, 63.10 Walsall SW to the east and 63.13 Darlaston to the south.
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