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 Oldbury:

  • Staffs 68.14a Oldbury & Spon Lane 1904 - published 1989; intro by Mary Bodfish. ISBN.978-0-85054-262-2
  • Staffs 68.14b Oldbury & Spon Lane 1913 - published 2017; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-103-2
  • Staffs 68.14c Oldbury & Spon Lane 1938 - published 2021; intro by Mike Jee. ISBN.978-1-78721-429-3

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each 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.

    The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 68.10 West Bromwich to the north, 68.13 Brades Village to the west, 68.15 Hawthorns to the east and Worcestershire sheet 5.02 Langley 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.
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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.
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