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 (West):

  • Staffs 68.13 Brades Village 1902 - published 1991; intro by Mary Bodfish. ISBN.978-0-85054-424-4
  • Staffs 68.13 Brades Village 1913 - published 2018; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-116-2

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, covering the western part of Oldbury, Brades Village, Rounds Green and the rather bleak mining area to the west. It has much of interest, especial for those interested in the mining and industrial history of the area.

    Features include Brades Village, Birmingham Canal (Wolverhampton Level and Old Line), GWR Oldbury Branch with Oldbury station and Goods station, Portway Brick Works, Little Fields, Shidas Lane Brick Works, Alston Brick Works, Rounds Green, St James church, Oldbury Boiler Works, Globe Brick Works, Brades Steel Works, Bury Hill Park, Griffin Iron Foundry, Brades Brick Works, Gower Brick Works, Brandon Colliery, Brades Farm, Grace Mary Collieries with tramway, Gipsy Lane with area known as City, Hange Brick Works, Darby's Hill, quarries with tramway, Hange Collieries, tramway, Bradeshall Locks etc.

    The map links up with Staffordshire sheets 68.09 Greets Green to the north, 67.16 Dudley to the west, 68.14 Oldbury to the east and Worcestershire sheet 5.01 Whiteheath Gate 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.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • 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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