Beighton’s map of Hemlingford Hundred, drawn in 1725.

This is the first map to show the Park in any detail, and also shows other parts of Sutton. The map appears in William Dugdale’s  History and Antiquities of Warwickshire. Second edition (1730)

12th December 2021
Birmingham Historic Environment Record
18th May 2017
Historic Maps of Birmingham

Historic maps of the whole of Birmingham- you need to scroll down on the right-hand side of the screen and select which one you want.

11th November 2021
Map: Sutton Town Estates 1765 Snape

This is a plan of the Town of Sutton Coldfield in the County of Warwick and of the several Farms and Lands adjoining thereto belonging to Andrew Hacket Esq.

Surveyed in the Year 1765 by John Snape.

29th January 2022
Maps, NG Evans Collection

This is a miscellany of 13 maps kept in a red folder within the NG Evans Collection in Sutton Coldfield Library Archives.  Some are his own reproductions of 19thc maps but all are very interesting to the local historian.

14th August 2022
Midgley Maps

These are the two Maps referred to in William Midgley’s “Sutton Coldfield Town and Chase (1904)”, the text of which book is to be found on this website under Links/Book and above.

11th December 2021
National Library of Scotland, Map Images

Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile County Series, being the most detailed topographic mapping that covers all of England and Wales from the 1840s to the 1950s.

21st November 2021
Photos of the Corn Rent and Enclosure Map Book and ancillary books

Using details from these maps and books you can find out who owned land in Sutton Coldfield at the time of the Corn Rent in 1824 and Enclosure in 1851.  (With thanks to Sutton Coldfield Library for allowing us to make these available on the Sutton Coldfield Local History Research Group website (

24th January 2022
Popular Guide to Sutton and Park by Sidwell and Durant

This very useful little book contains a wealth of interesting information about Sutton Coldfield, its notable people and places, and its park at the beginning of the 20th century.

26th March 2022
Saxton’s map of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, 1576

This is Saxton’s map of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, 1576.

29th January 2022