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 West Bromwich:

  • Staffs 68.10a West Bromwich 1886 - published 2011; intro by Malcolm Nixon. ISBN.978-1-84784-520-7
  • Staffs 68.10b West Bromwich 1902 - published 1988; intro by John Maddison. ISBN.978-0-85054-159-5
  • Staffs 68.10c West Bromwich 1913 - published 2017; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-095-0
  • Staffs 68.10d West Bromwich 1938 - published 2018; intro by Mike Jee. ISBN.978-1-78721-127-8

    We have published four versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1886 version is in full colour, taken from the beautiful 1st Edition OS handcoloured maps.

    The maps cover 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 on the 1886 version include town centre with individual buildings neatly delineated, Christ Church, St Andrew's church, Scale & Spring Balance Works, Town Hall, GWR railway with West Bromwich and Swan Village stations, part of Dartmouth Park, tramway, Guns Village area, Ireland Green Colliery; several disused collieries including Cordley, Cutlers End, Whyley, Tantany and Cronehills Collieries; Albion Bluebrick Works, Victoria Bluebrick Works, Albion football ground, Lyndon, Workhouse, etc.

    The map links up with sheets 68.06 West Bromwich North to the north, 68.09 Greets Green to the west, 68.11 Sandwell Hall to the west, 68.14 Oldbury 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.
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