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This website/magazine and its original content, both photographic and textual, are edited and produced by Stuart Williams and published by The Little Bloxwich Press.

Unless otherwise indicated, all rights are reserved and copyright Stuart Williams.

Other text is copyright © of the credited author or source, of whom due acknowledgement is made.

Special thanks to George Jevons for his contributions on Bloxwich Carnival and Bloxwich Parks.

Walsall Local History Centre – historic images and more

Unless otherwise indicated, the majority of period photographs published on this website are published courtesy Walsall Local History Centre and permission for this has been granted by the Centre.  Such photographs are either out of copyright, permission has been granted to WLHC by the copyright holder, or the copyright holder is unknown.

The Centre, which is the archives service and local studies library for Walsall Metropolitan Borough, is also a wonderful resource for local and family history research, and much of the historical information on this site has been researched there.

Special acknowledgement is made to Jack Haddock, local historian, author and transport photographer.  His collection is held at Walsall Local History Centre.

Copies of WLHC photographs are available to buy, subject to copyright, direct from the Centre.  See the Walsall Local History Centre website for contact details, or visit Walsall – A Click in Time for online ordering from around 3,000 photos (about a quarter of the WLHC collection).  Also see Black Country History, the searchable online catalogue for the Black Country archive services, which includes photographs and listings of documents from Walsall Local History Centre and the other Black Country local record offices.

Grateful thanks are given to Walsall Local History Centre and the ‘Documenting the Workshop of the World’ project (which produced the Black Country History website) for their kind assistance.

Bloxwich Past & Present – publisher and editor Steve Attwood

Local historian and publisher Steve Attwood, formerly of Bloxwich and now of Wolverhampton, published a series of magazines entitled ‘Bloxwich Past & Present’ in the 1990’s.  Mr. Attwood has kindly granted the editor of The Bloxwich Telegraph, Stuart Williams, permission to republish articles and photographs from these magazines on this website.  In each case, such articles and photos will be duly acknowledged with the source as:  ‘Courtesy Bloxwich Past & Present’ and the author or photographer if known.

Steve runs STEVE ATTWOOD ANTIQUES, which undertakes house clearances and is always looking for Railway Relics, Enamel Signs, Lamps, Clocks Etc Always Wanted. He also offers Van and Driver Hire for Local or Distance Deliveries, with regular trips to the South West. Tel: 01902 681878.


Copyright is reserved in all cases where applicable.  No breach of copyright is intended in any case and no responsibility for same is accepted by the editor, The Bloxwich Telegraph or Walsall Local History Centre.  If you are the copyright holder of a period photograph which is still in copyright, please advise the editor quoting your evidence for this and, if proven, any such image will be removed immediately.

Images or text from this site may not be used on any other website or in any publication without written permission, for which a fee may be charged.  The printing off (but not publication) of pages from this website is permitted for non-commercial private use, for organisational reference purposes (including libraries) and by non-commercial organisations or groups whose members may be pictured herein.

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News & heritage for Bloxwich, Walsall & Willenhall. Formerly The Bloxidge Tallygraph. Est. 2006, inspired by a Victorian news-sheet. Edditid by a Bloxidge Mon.

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