Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sandwell & The Black Country

  • 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 Mesty Croft:

  • Staffordshire Sheet 68.02 a Mesty Croft 1888 - published 1990; intro by John Maddison. ISBN.978-0-85054-288-2
  • Staffordshire Sheet 68.02 b Wednesbury (Mesty Croft) 1902 - published 2009; intro by Malcolm Nixon. ISBN.978-1-84784-281-7

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, showing how the area changed across the years. The map covers the Mesty Croft area east of Wednesbury, including the eastern edge of Wednesbury itself and the hamlet of Hall Green..

    Features include the Tame Valley Canal, Hall Green area, Brunswick Park, Burrs Colliery, short stretch of LNWR line, tramways, Oakeswell Hall, South Staffordshire Tube Works, Hope Patent Tube Works, Imperial Tube Works, Globe Tube Works, Balls Hill Colliery, Millfield Colliery, Moorlands Colliery (disused), some mineral tramways, Friar Park Farm, old air shafts, old shafts etc.

    On the reverse of the 1888 version we include entries A-K from an 1889 directory of Wednesbury; on the 1901 version we include a list of private residents in Wednesbury from a 1912 directory.

    The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 63.14 Bescot to the north, 68.01 Wednesbury to the west, 68.03 Tame Bridge to the east, 68.06 West Bromwich North to the south.

  • For a full list of maps of Sandwell and Dudley go to the Sandwell and Dudley pages, or to the West Midlands page for all maps of the area.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for England, return to the England page.
    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 13 January 2018