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 Smethwick:

  • Staffs 72.03a Smethwick 1901 - published 1987; intro by John Maddison. ISBN.978-0-85054-086-4
  • Staffs 72.03b Smethwick 1913 - published 2014; intro by Michael Jee. ISBN.978-1-84784-749-2

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, showing how the area changed across the years. It covers a good area of Smethwick, then a Municipal Borough, including much of Uplands, Victoria and Soho Wards. Coverage stretches from Auckland Road eastward to Vittoria Street, and from Great Arthur Street southward to Florence Road. A small portion of Birmingham is also included. The map is also Warwickshire Sheet 13.03.

    Features include Victoria Park, tramways and depot, Cape Hill Brewery, St George's Works, Patent Screw Works, London Works, Imperial Wire Mills, Soho Foundry, Cornwall Engineering Works, Credenda Steel Tube Works, Kingston Metal Works, District Iron & Steel Works, Smethwick Iron Foundry, Holy Trinity church, St Matthew's church, LNWR Stour Valley line with Smethwick station, Soap Works Junction, Bridge Wharf, Birmingham Canal, Smethwick Locks, St Michael & All Angels church, etc. On the reverse we include street directory entries for Bearwood Hill, Smethwick High Street, Rolfe Street, Soho Street, South Road.

    The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 68.15 Hawthorns to the north, 72.07 Bearwood to the south, Worcestershire sheet 5.02 Langley to the west and Warwickshire sheet 13.04 Winson Green to the east.


    For a full list of maps of local maps, please go to the Birmingham page or to the Sandwell page.

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    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 / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 14 January 2014