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Social History Project


The Friends of Dartmouth Park are compiling a social history of Dartmouth Park, and we have already published two books. The material collected is also displayed in the new pavilion.

We have received lots of photographs and memories from the people of the Borough who have enjoyed the
park over the years. If you have any memories you would like to share please get in touch.

The two photographs below were sent to me by Terry Price, our local historian, who found them in a collection of photographs in a tin, which had been given to him by a family who were clearing out a house. Look at the poor gentleman rowing a boat full of ladies.

There must be lots of lovely photographic memories hidden away. Have a look through your old photographs and you may find some treasures.






Our local historian, Terry Price, finds two great photographs of the Boating Pool


Old West Bromwich Photos Website created by Paul Swift
includes many images of Dartmouth Park. Go to:



Please do share your memories, photographs, and any memorabilia
you may have by getting in touch with me,
Carol Hartill on 0121 588 4747, or e-mail:

Address: c/o Dartmouth Park Lodge, Reform Street, West Bromwich, B71 4AS
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