Willenhall South East & Darlaston Green 1885 - Staffordshire Sheet 63.09a
STEVE GARTON GENEALOGY - GODFREY EDITION OLD ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS
WILLENHALL SOUTH EAST & DARLASTON GREEN 1885 - STAFFORDSHIRE SHEET 63.09a
These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction and many include extracts of directories, local transport timetables and additional maps.
We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each covers the same area, with coverage stretching from Willenhall Lower Lichfield Street eastward to Darlaston & James Bridge station, and southward to Rough Hay House.
Features on the 1888 map include St Giles Church Willenhall, Chapel Green, Albion Works, Shepwell Green, New Priestfield Colliery, New Priestfield Iron Works, Birmingham Canal, Victoria Iron Works, Crescent Iron Works, Rough Hay, Hopyard Colliery, Bentley Canal, LNWR Grand Junction line, Darlaston Green, Alma Works, Darlaston Green Furnaces, St George's church etc. Entries A-P from an 1865 Willenhall directory are included on the reverse.
The 1901 and 1913 maps cover the same area. Features in addition to those above include Willenhall Furnaces, canal now referred to as Walsall Canal, sewage farms, Vulcan Foundry, numerous works, but collieries mostly gone.
The map links up with sheets 63.05 Willenhall NE to the north, 62.12 Willenhall SW to the west, 63.10 Walsall SW to the east and 63.13 Darlaston to the south.
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