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Black Country Society calendars

Scans of Society calendars can be accessed via the button to the right, which links to a members only password protected page.

Details of the images contained in each of the calendars are given below.


1971 (line drawings)

Owen St, Tipton; Blue Gates, Smethwick; Bull Stake, Darlaston; Colley Lane, Cradley; Willenhall, Dog Lane, Halesowen; St Thomas', Graiseley Lane, Wednesbury; High St and Market Dudley; Walsall Market; Great Bridge; St Chad's and the Old Mill, Coseley; Bull Ring, Sedgley.

1973 (line drawings)

Wednesbury Parish Church and Catholic Church; Sister Dora statue, Walsall, Turber's Hill, Rowley Regis; Railway Viaduct, Stafford Rd, Wolverhampton; Cobbs Engine House, Springfield, Warley; Elizabeth, Blast Furnace, Bilston; Dudley Castle and Birmingham St., Dudley; Smethwick Cutting, Smethwick; Sedgley Beacon, Sedgley; Ocker Hill Power Station, Tipton; Glass Cone, Wordsley; Carter's Green, West Bromwich.


1974 (line drawings)

London-Holyhead Stage Coach (1815); Agenoia Steam Locomotive (1828); Ryland Aqueduct, Dudley Port (1838); Ice breaker on canal (1875); Canal / Rail depot (1885); Sunbeam-Mabley car (1901); Electric tram (1910); Travellers of Ruiton (1930); Steam at Stourbridge Junction (1950); Eagle crossing, Tipton (1955); Trolley buses at Walsall (1970); Freight liner, Dudley (1973). 

1976 (line drawings)

Old Fireplace, Dog and Partridge, Wednesfield; Head of Lion from Dudley fountain; Pump House and lock, Oldbury; Spring Well, Upper Gornal; Turk's Head pub sign, Wednesbury; Winding gear, Hawne Bank Colliery, Halesowen; Relief design, Park Hotel, Tipton; Tilted Barrel, Prince's End, Tipton; Canal ventilation shaft, Oakham; King relied, Wulfrun Square, Wolverhampton; Telford's Aqueduct, Smethwick; Shelley's Shop, Church Street, Bllston.

1977 (line drawings)

Petford's Farm Wall, Halesowen; Jim WIiiiam Jones; Springfield Post Office, Rowley Regis; Canal Cottage, Great Bridge; Entrance to Netherton Tunnel, Brindley Aqueduct crossing, Tividale; Empire Brick & Tile Co. Limited, Walsall; Bratch Locks, Wombourne; Dudley Top Church from the lnhedge; Old Meets New; Wordsley dock with Stuart's glass cone; Ring O' Bells, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton; Langley Green South signal box and crossing gates.

1978 (line drawings)

St. Michael's church, Brierley Hill; Tivldale; Oldbury; Toll House, Woodsetton; Hen and Chickens, Causeway Green; Bloxwich market and All Saints Church; Netherton Church; Cross roads at Oakham; Lye; Greensforge; Tithe Barn at Rushall Farm; St. Peter's Church, Wolverhampton.

1979 (line drawings)

Bradford Arms, Dar1aston; Bilston Steelworks; Ruiton Mill, Gornal; Langley Maltings; Cobb's Engine House; Sandwell Valley; Art Gallery, Wolverhampton; Parkhead Locks, Dudley; Rowley Quarry; SL John's Church and Masonic Temple, Wednesbury; Brass Founder's Stamping Shop; View from Dudley Port.

1980 (black and white photographs)

Iron moulders, Tipton, 1912; Charabanc outing Ludlow in 1925; New British Iron Company's works, Corngreaves, c1895; Langley Green and Rood End station c1910; J. Moore and Co. Tipton. c1910; Bilston fire brigade. c1900; Brickyard· wenches c1905; Gornal travellers c 1925; The White Swan, Halesowen Road, Netherton c1910; Great Bridge junior school orchestra, 1912; New Hawne colliery, Halesowen, 1895; Sunday School treat in Cradley Heath c1910.

1981 (black and white photographs)

Wednesbury, The White Horse tram terminus c1935; Halesowen. Hagley Street c1928; West Bromwich, The High Street from Dartmouth Square c1905; Darlaston, King Street from the Bull Stake c1888; Cradley Heath, The High Street from Five Ways c1914; Sedgley,The Bull Ring with a dancing bear c1891; Dudley, Castle Street. The entrance to Dudley town c1905; Bilston, Getting Coal in Lichfield Street c1913; Oldbury,  Market Place c1912; Netherton, High Street c1905; Great Bridge, Great Bridge Street c1909; Stourbridge, Upper High Street c1918. Viewed from the library.

1982 (black and white photographs)

Racecourse Colliery, BCLM; Corngreaves Hall; Willenhall Market Place; Bilston Steel Works, 1980; Lutley Mill, Halesowen; Walsall Market Place; Canal boats at Coseley; Manor House, West Bromwich;  Ocker Hill Power Station, Tipton; Portway Farm, Rowley; Cobb's Engine House, Windmill End; Glynne Arms, Himley; 

1983 (black and white photos)

Netherton Church from Parkhead; Quarry Bank High Street; Tipton library; Round Oak steelworks, Brierley Hill; Bilston Town Hall; Church Hill, Wednesbury; Black Country Museum, Dudley; Sedgley Beacon; Oak House, West Bromwich; Dudley castle; The Brook, Woodsetton; Woods Lane crossing, Cradley Heath; Cannon Foundry, Coseley.


1984 (black and white photos)

Boatman, Tipton c1910; Northfield road, Netherton, 1900s; High Street, Stourbridge 1920s; A black country colliery 1920s; Willenhall market place, 1900s; High Street, Brierley Hill 1910, Queens Square, Wolverhampton 1930s; Black Country ironworkers 1913; Entrance to Dudley 1910; 1842 limekilns, Dudley; Dog Kennel Lane, Halesowen; Spring Vale works, Bilston 1910; Slum housing, Tipton 1935


1985 (black and white photos)

Wednesbury Market Place, 1908; Mond Gas Works, Tipton c1930; Lichfield St., Wolverhampton c1903; Case’s Ironmongers, Cradley Heath, 1910; Halesowen c1920; Black Country Gin Pit, c1900; Sunday School procession, Old Hill c1910; Castle Mill basin, Dudley c 1905; Palethorpes, Oldbury, c1890; The Bridge, Walsall, c 1938; The Ring O’ Bells, West Bromwich c1912; Willingsworth Iron Works c1900; Wolverhampton St, Dudley c1905.


1986 (black and white photos)

Police Station, Dudley c1920; Station Bridge, Ocker Hill c 1910; Coombs Wood works c1900; Sunbeam World Land Speed Car 1927; Newtown Albion FC 1915-1916; Tividale Rd, Oldbury c1899; Narrowboat “Birchills” c1958; Saltwells Spa c1911; High St, Bilston c1890; Tram in Oldbury Rd, Smethwick 1923; Railway Tavern, Darlaston, 1934; “The Pretty Pit”, Blowers Green c1900; High St, Cradley Heath c1912.


1987 (black and white photos)

Bull Stake, Darlaston 1905; Carter’s Green, West Bromwich c1933; Stewarts and Lloyds, Bilston c1930; Ship and Rainbow, Bilston c1935; Owen St, Tipton, c1910; Danks’ Boiler Works, Netherton, c1925; Halesowen Rd, Old Hill c1900; The Sounding bridge, Netherton c1900; Fatherless Barn, Cradley c1900; Bean Car Works, Tipton 1927; Queen’s Square, Wolverhampton 1935; Walsall Rd, Wednesbury, 1919; Sedgley Bull Ring c1902.


1988 (black and white photos)

Locomotive Inn, Dudley 1928; Picture House, Willenhall, 1915; Prince of Wales, Princes End 1934; Market St, Stourbridge c1925; Tram, West Bromwich 1929; Bilston Town Hall c1938; Lodge Farm Reservoir, Netherton c1920; Baggeridge Colliery 1900; High St, Wordsley c1880; Guy Motors Ltd., Wolverhampton c1918; Market Square, Oldbury c1910; Holy Trinity Church, Old Hill c1900; Market Place, Dudley c1910;


1989 (black and white photos)

West Bromwich Corporation Bus 1929; Ruiton Chapel c1905; High St, Wednesfield c1910; Round Oak Chain Proving House 1912; Wednesbury Market Place c1914; Cradley Heath Boiler Explosion 1906; Panorama of Wordsley c1920; Cross Hotel, Kingswinford c1925; Swan Village Statio1957; Dudley Wood c1905; Lathe’s Foundry, Tipton c1920; Coombeswood Tube Works, Halesowen c1922; Dudley Opera House c1933.


1990 (black and white photos)

Pensnett Railway 1952; Great Western, West Bromwich c1935; Church St, Oldbury c1920; Wednesbury Old Athletic 1977; Windmill End Pumping Engine 1928; Brettell Lane, Amblecote c1905; John Thompson’s Boiler Works, Ettingshall c1930; New Rd, Great Bridge c1900; Harvesting near Wollescote c1905; Dudley Zoo Miniature Railway 1937; Tram Terminus, Darlaston c1920; Mining the thick coal c1900; Guy Van in Revo livery, Tividale c1928.


1991 (black and white photos)

Lye Cross 1910; Four Ways, Cradley Heath c1905; Pickling beds, Baggeridge Colliery c1925; Langley Green c1910; Titanic Bow Anchor, Netherton c1911; Church Hill, Wednesbury c1900; Boat Inn, Wednesfield c1930; Hall St, Dudley c1925; George Mason’s, Coseley c1930; Limerick Foundry, Great Bridge c1880; Old Toll House, Woodsetton c1910; Oldbury Rd, West Bromwich, c1958; Bailey Pegg and Co, Brierley Hill c1890.


1992 (line drawings)

Galton Bridge, Smethwick; Black Country Museum canal basin; Delph Locks, Brierley Hill; Netherton Tunnel; Wolverhampton Top Locks; Red House Cone and canal, Wordsley; Walsall Top Locks; Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge; Factory Locks, Tipton; Tame Valley canal; Newbridge, Tettenhall; Coseley Tunnel; Cobbs Engine House and canal.  


1993 (colour photos)

Victoria St, Wolverhampton c1925 and 1993;  Round Oak Steel Works opencast before and after reclamation; Hagley Rd and Church St, Stourbridge, pre 1900 and 1993; Brierley Hill PO and Police Station c1905 and 1993; Castle Hill and Opera House, Dudley c1905 and 1993; Farley Clock Tower, West Bromwich c1907 and 1993.


1994 (black and white photos)

Palethorpe’s, Oldbury c1900; Bilston Steelworks c1935; Lomeytown Infants School, Cradley Heath c1926, Wolverhampton Rd, Wednesfield c1905; Portway Hall, Rowley Regis c1910; Wednesbury Market Place c1950; Ellowes Hall, Sedgley c1920; Turks Head Inn, West Bromwich c1912; High St, Dudley c1920; Victoria Park, Tipton c1925; Crown Inn, Netherton c1912; Darlaston Bull Stake c1920; Round Oak Steelworks, Brierley Hill c1920;


1995 (black and white photos)

Market Place, Dudley 1906; Park St, Walsall c1910; Poor dwellings, Salop St, Dudley 1920s; Unitarian Chapel, Lye; Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, 1913; Corbyn’s Hall, Pensnett, early 1900s; Kinver Light Railway, Wollaston c1920; Halesowen Church c1910; Bilston Town Hall 1930s; Mining subsidence, Great Bridge; Tramway Terminus, Wednesbury c1930; Darlaston War Memorial 1928; New St, Brierley Hill;


1996 (black and white photos)

Wolverhampton Market Place 1920s; Bullring, Sedgely under snow c1900; Volunteer firemen, Brierley Hill 1930s; Wollescote Hall; Tipton Harriers 1936; Bloxwich Hall; Scrap Merchant, Old Hill, 1970; Church Hill, Wednesbury; Round Oak Steelworks; Harvesting, Sedgley c1900; Waste Bank, Lye, 1930s; Brunswick Park c1910; All Saints Church, Bloxwich.


1997 (black and white photos)

Himley Hall (colour); Oak House, West Bromwich; Elizabeth Blast Furnace, Bilston; Boat Dock, Black Country Museum; Round Oak Steelworks, Brierly Hill; Wolverhampton – Penn field Tram 1909; Dudley Castle 1954; Brewery St, Wordsley 1930; Cooling Towers at Ocker Hill; Langley Maltings; Wigmore Schools, West Bromwich; Eagle Crossing, Tipton; Castle Fields Mine, Dudley.


1998 (black and white photos)

700 pieces of Carnival Glass (colour); Royal Wolverhampton School; Dudley Fountain; Lightwoods Park c1900; Francis Brett Young’s Father’s Car 1910; Highgate Brewery; Plants Hollow Nines and Clay Banks; Rushall Hall (sketch); Reuben Farly relief, Oak House; Hop Pickers 1959; Wednesbury Bridge c1897; Holbeche House c1920; St Matthew’s Church, Walsall.


1999 (line drawings)

Chainshop; Greyhound & Punchbowl, Bilston; High Level Station, Wolverhampton; Walsall Open Market; Stourbridge Viaduct; Chapel Ash Farm, Wolverhampton; Canal Scene; Wolverhampton; Dudley Market Place; Kingfisher Pool; Spring Vale Steelworks, Bilston; Squires Walk, Wednesbury; Halesowen Abbey; Old Fallings Hall, Wolverhampton.

2001 (black and white photos)

Smethwick Rolfe St Baths at BCLM 200; Darlington St, Wolverhampton early 20th century; Lye Cross 1909; Dudley Market Place 1911; Golden Cross Inn, Wednesbury 1912; Hagley St, Halesowen 1950s; Elizabeth, Bilston 1980; Quarry Bank Sunday school Parade 1913; Ocker Hill Power Station, Tipton; The Bridge, Walsall, 1999; High St, Cradley, 1909; Sedgely Bull Ring early 20th century; Brierley Hill flats from the air, 1950s.

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