Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Birmingham

  • 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 Selly Oak:

  • Worcs Sheet 10.04a Selly Oak & Bournville 1903 - published 1999; intro by John Maddison. ISBN.978-1-84151-037-8
  • Worcs Sheet 10.04b Selly Oak & Bournville 1914 - published 2019; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-262-6
  • Worcs Sheet 10.04c Selly Oak & Bournville 1937 - published 2021; intro by Mike Jee. ISBN.978-1-78721-504-7

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

    The maps cover an area south of Birmingham that includes much of Selly Oak and part of Bournville. Coverage stretches from Frederick Road eastward to Fashoda Road, and from Exeter Road southward to Bournville Lane.

    Features include Kings Norton Union Workhouse, Midland Railway with most of Selly Oaks station (at top of map), enamel works, much of Bournville Works, Selly Park, St Paul's Convent, Ten Acres, Dogpool Inn, Raddlebarn Farm, Selly Hill House, St Edward's RC chapel, St Wulstan's church, Ewans Cottage Homes, etc.

    On the reverse of each map we include extracts from early street directories together with an introduction to the history of the area.

    The map links up with Warwickshire sheet 13.16 Bournbrook to the north, Worcestershire sheets 10.03 Griffins Hill to the west, 19.01 King's Heath to the east, 10.08 Lifford to the south.

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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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