This fascinating collection of over 200 archive images traces some of the changes and developments that have taken place in Wolverhampton during the last century, as many old agricultural communities were swallowed up by the development of modern industry.
Filled with historical insight, the story of this development is told through detailed chapters looking at industry, streets and buildings, schools, leisure and work. All aspects of everyday life is recorded here, providing a rare insight into a vanished way of life.
Wolverhampton In Old Photographs will appeal to everyone with an interest in the history of the town, and will also awaken memories of a bygone time for all who know this beautiful part of the West Midlands.
Heidi McIntoshis the city archivist for Wolverhampton and has worked at Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies formore than 10years. She has a degree in History and a Masters degree in Archives and Record Management. She lives in Wolverhampton."