Staffordshire Sheet 68.06 West Bromwich (North) 1885 - published 1990; introduction by John Maddison
This detailed, early map is taken from the OS First Edition plan for the area. It covers the northern part of West Bromwich, with coverage stretching from Churchfield northward to Hatley Heath, westward to Blacklake. The main urban area is Hill Top, in the NW corner.
Features include Hill Top with St James church, reading room, Balls Hill Farm, Albert Street Iron Works, Wallface Colliery (disused), tramway, stretch of GWR railway (but no stations), Blacklake Colliery, old shafts, Borough Gas Works, Oakwood Farm, White's Farm Colliery, Waterloo Iron Works, Ridgacre Branch Canal, Halford Branch Canal, Jesson's Branch Canal, Hall End Colliery (in centre of map), Hall End area, Shrubbery Colliery, Churchfield House, West Bromwich Cemetery, infectious diseases hospital, Hateley Heath area with St Mary's Mission Chapel etc. On the reverse we include extracts from an 1888 directory.
West Bromwich (North) 1885 - Old Ordnance Survey Maps - The Godfrey Edition
- Brand: Alan Godfrey Maps
- Product Code: St68.06B
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