Blue Plaques

Locations & Map

The map below contains details of commemorative blue plaques that form part of the scheme originally pioneered by the Wolverhampton Civic Society in 1983. If a plaque is not found on there, it is not part of our official count of blue plaques.

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Markers in dark blue are plaques erected where the name on the top is Wolverhampton Civic Society.

Markers in lighter blue are plaques erected where the name on the top is Wolverhampton Civic & Historical Society.

Markers in amber are plaques which are either wholly or part funded and currently in progress (click into the marker for exact details).

Markers in black are plaques which are currently in storage for some reason.

Markers in red are plaques which were erected but are now missing/whereabouts are unknown.

Markers in light grey are plaques which have been proposed but require a sponsor. Their location and approval may also be subject to change

Details of Wolverhampton’s Plaques

Short NameFull NamePeriodCategoryLocationInstalledInscriptionSponsor  
AJS Motor CyclesAJS Motor Cycles1914-1932TransportGraisley Hill off Pen Rd1998A.J.S On this site Messrs A J Stevens (1914) Ltd manufactured motor cycles 1915-1931 and motor cars 1930-1932Marston Wolverhampton Heritage Trust
ArmstrongJoseph Armstrong1816-1877Transport10 Park Road West1997Joseph Armstrong 1816-1877 Superintendent Great Western Railway Northern Division 1854-1864 lived hereWolverhampton Rail Enthusiasts
BantockAlbert Baldwin Bantock1862-1938PoliticalBantock Park1998Alderman A.B. Bantock FP 1862-1938. Mayor 1905-6-7 and 1914-15, Bequeathed Bantock (Merridale) House to the Citizens of Wolverhampton. Opened 22nd April 1948. “He lived and loved this place”Friends of Bantock House
BeachAlderman Herbert Beach1874-1953Political2005Alderman Herbert Beach JP, 1874-1953. Charter mayor of Bilston, 1933; Freeman of the borough, 1950; House and Hotel furnisher; Organist of High Street Methodist ChurchJim Hewitson
BeattieJames Beattie1852-1934Entrepreneurs and BusinessVictoria Street1991James Beattie 1852-1934 Founded on this site the Victoria Drapery Supply Stores 1877 Leading to the creation of Beatties Department Store GroupJames Beattie PLC
BerrymanGwen Berryman1906-1983Acting123 Goldthorn Hill1997Gwen Berryman 1906-1983 Actress Born in Wolverhampton Played Doris Archer in the BBC Radio series “The Archers” 1951-1980BBC Pebble Mill Birmingham
BidlakeGeorge Bidlake1866Architecture91 Tettenhall Road1983Architect of Berrington Lodge, 1866.Society of Architects
BirdEdward Bird RA1772-1819ArtistOld Hall Street1987Edward Bird R.A. 1772-1819 Painter Born Goat (North) Street Apprentice Japanning artist Old Hall Works worked here 1785-1793Friends of Wolverhampton Museum and Galleries
BritonBriton Motor Co Ltd1909-1929TransportLower Horseley Field1998Briton Motor Co Ltd 1909-1929 Built cars Stewart Street 1909-1913 Lower Walsall Street 1913-1922 Briton Cars continued assembly at Chillington Fields 1922-1929C Weight
BrookLord Norman Brook1902-1967Political104 Richmond Rd2002Norman Craven Brook PC GCB KCB CB 1902-1967 Educated Wolverhampton Grammar School 1914-1921 Secretary of the Cabinet 1947-1962 Joint Permanent Secretary of the Treasury Head of Home Civil Service 1956-1962. Created Baron Normanbrook 1963 Lived here 1914-1921Old Wulfrunian Society
BurtonTommy Burton 1935- 20001935-2000MusicThe Trumpet Bilston20141935-2000 Tommy Burton; Born and bred in Bilston. Pianist and musician with unique talent, wit and humour, who entertained around the country and here at “The Trumpet”Friends and fellow muscians
Catacombs ClubCatacombs Club1967-1974MusicDWP Building Temple St2009Catacombs Club; Legendary venue and founding establishment for the rare and northern soul scene. Existed near this site,
ChatwinJ A Chatwin1830-1907ArchitectureLloyds Bank Queen Square1987J. A. Chatwin FRIBA 1830-1907 architect designed this Italianate styled building 1878Lloyds Bank 1877
Chubb & SonsChubb & Sons1818-1938Entrepreneurs and BusinessChubb Building 1899-19381991Chubb & Son’s established 1818 manufactured locks and safes at The Chubb building 1899-1938Chubb & Sons Lock Safe Co
City StatusCity Status 20002001HistoryCivic Building2001This plaque commemorates the award of Millennium City Status to Wolverhampton on 31st January 2001City of Wolverhampton
ClynoClyno Cars1910-1927TransportPelham St1997Clyno manufactured motor cycles 1910-1922 and motor cars 1923-1927 at Pelham WorksWolverhampton Glass and Windows
CoatalenLouis Coatalen1879-1962TransportBromley House Penn Rd1997Louis H. Coatalen 1879-1962 Chief Engineer Sunbeam Motor Car Co Ltd 1909-1930 Designer of aero engines World famous racing cars Land speed record breaking cars and touring cars lived here 1916-1919Sunbeam Talbot Darracq Register
Compton HallCompton Hall1840BuildingCompton2001Compton Hall Designed c1840 Edward Banks 1817-1867 architect The William Morris Company named a wallpaper and textile design “Compton” 1896 Became a hospice 1982Dr DJK Darby
CoxErnest Cox1883-1959EngineeringDudley Road Schools2000Ernest F. G. Cox, 1883-1959 Engineer and Marine Salvage Expert. Educated here 1890-1897Historical Diving Society
DarbyDr Ernest Darby & Madam Florence Parkes Darby1932-1976Music7 Summerfield Rd West Park from 1932 to 19761987Dr. Ernest Darby and Madame Parkes Darby musicians lived here 1932-1976Larry McLean
Darlington StreetDarlington Street1823HistoryBeatties2000Darlington Street created by The Town Commissioners c.1823 to improve access to Chapel Ash, Tettenhall and the Holyhead Road. Surveyor: John Moreton Superintendent of Works: John Worrallow Named after Lord Darlington from whom most of the land was boughtFrank Sharman
DykeDr S C Dyke1886-1975MedicineLimes Rd Upper Green Tettenhall1988Dr S. C. Dyke F.R.C.P. 1886-1975 Director of Pathology Royal Hospital Wolverhampton 1924-1952 Founder and President of Association of Clinical Pathology European and World Associations of Clinical Pathology Last Chairman Tettenhall Council 1965-1966Dr Hugh Dyke and Dr Elizabeth Howl
EddowesCatherine Eddowes1842-1888CrimeJubilee Christian Centre, 121 Merridale Street, WV3 0RE2014Born nearby, at 20 Merridale Street, Graiseley Green, on 14-4-1842 and murdered on 30-9-1888 in Whitechapel, London. An innocent victim of “Jack the Ripper”.Lumley Designs
EmersonRJ Emerson1878-1944ArtistExpress & Star Building Queen Street1990R. J. Emerson FRBS, RBSA 1878-1944 art teacher and sculptor Municipal School of Art 1910-1942 sculpted “Mercury” on this building 1932Express & Star
Fighting CocksFighting Cocks pub and original WWFC ground1881SportLidl2014This road junction is known as “Fighting Cocks” the site of a fighting cock pit. Also the site in 1881 of the Wolves football ground, when joining the football league and reaching the FA Cup final.Goldthorn Park & District Residents Association + WWFC
First all British Flying MeetingFirst all British Flying Meeting1910British FirstEntrance Dunstall Park2000Dunstall Park Venue of the Midland Aero Club for their First All-British Flying Meeting 27 June-2 July 1910Express & Star
First Balloon RecordWorld Altitude Balloon Record1862World RecordScience Park Stafford St1996World Altitude Balloon Record c30,000ft without Oxygen by James Glaisher F.R.S. and Henry Coxwell Ascended from Stafford Road Gas Works which supplied Commercial Coal Gas on 5.9.1862British Gas Transco
First Traffic LightsFirst Traffic Lights1927British FirstPrincess Square1994First experimental system of traffic lights in England installed Princes Square, November 1927. Permanently installed October 1928Express & Star
FleemingT H Fleeming1849-1935ArchitectureBarclays Bank Queen Square 18761987T. H. Fleeming FRIBA 1849-1935, Architect, Designed this Gothick styled Building, 1876Barclays Bank
ForderForder & Company Ltd1882-1911TransportCleveland Rd1985Forder & Co. Ltd. manufactured Hansom cabs on this site 1882-c1911SJ Dixon & Son Ltd
FowlerSir Henry Fowler1830-1911PoliticalNational Westminster Bank Darlington St1983Henry Hartley Fowler, PC, GCSI LLD; Vicount Wolverhampton, 1830-1911; Lord President of the Council, 1908-1910; First freeman of Wolverhampton; MP for Wolverhampton, 1892. MP for Wolverhampton, 1880-1908. Worked on this site.Fowler Langley & Wright
FraserDr John Fraser1820-1909Medicine5 Tettenhall Road1993John Fraser M.D F.G.S., 1820-1909 Botantist and geologist. Benefactor, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museum Houses his collection of 10,000 forssils and minerals.Bryan Fowler
FreemanJohn Freeman1853-1944LiteratureFormer Town Hall Bilston1987John Freeman, 1853-1944; Born in Bilston, Author, Black Country Stories and Sketches, 1930Black Country Society
GrahamThomas Graham1841-1909Entrepreneurs and BusinessExpress and Star Queen St1983Founder of the Express and Star Thomas Graham Born 2 February 1841 Died 22 June 1909Express & Star
Guy MotorsSydney S. Guy1884-1982TransportPark lane Bushbury1997Syndey S. Guy 1884-1971 founder Guy Motors 1914-1982 Manufacturers of buses, cars and lorries on this siteGuy Family & “Owner’s” Club
GwinnettButton Gwinnett1735-1777PoliticalSt Peter’s House Exchange St1985Button Gwinnett 1735-1777 married in St. Peter’s Church 1757 Signer of the Declaration of Independence 4th July 1776 President of Georgia 1777National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
HardingGilbert Harding1907-1960LiteratureRoyal Wolverhampton SchoolUNKGilbert Harding (5 June 1907 – 16 November 1960) was an English journalist and radio and television personality. His many careers included schoolmaster, journalist, policeman, disc-jockey, actor, interviewer and television presenter. He also appeared in several films, sometimes in character parts but usually as himself – for example in Expresso Bongo, 1959.Dr and Mrs Crowe
HareHT Hare1860-1921ArchitectureCentral Library Snow Hill 19021987H. T. Hare F.R.I.B.A 1860-1921 architect President R.I.B.A. 1917-1919 designed this building 1900Wolverhampton Society of Architects
HillSir Rowland Hill1795-1879PoliticalOld Post Office Lichfield St1991Sir Rowland Hill 1795-1879 Founder, The World’s First Uniform Postal Rate, The Penny Post. Lived in a Farmhouse, now Horsehills Drive off Compton Road c 1788-1802. Married Caroline Pearson.
St Peter’s Church 1827
The Post Office
HughesHerbert Hughes1914-1995PoliticalOld Hall St2005H.D. Hughes MA 1914-1995; President, Workers’ Education Association, 1971-1981, Member of Parliament, Wolverhampton West, 1945-1950
Ruskin College, Oxford
Wolverhampton Branch WEA
HuntKenneth Hunt1884-1949SportSt Marks Church Chapel Ash2004The Reverend Kenneth Hunt MA 1884-1949 Wolves & England International 1907-1920 Olympic Gold Medal London 1908 FA Cup Winner’s Medal 1908 Reverend Hunt’s family home St. Mark’s Vicarage 1898-1920’sWolves FC
HuntJohn W Hunt Football Cup,SportWolverhampton City Archives Molineux building2017The first meeting JW Hunt cup at Molineux building 16th SeptemberPlayers, referees members and supporters
Hutchinson SmithMajor Kenneth Hutchinson Smith1927-1940ArchitectureCastlecroft Gardens2008Architect and Builder. Specialist in timber framed houses. Designed and built 26 in Castlecroft Gardens, 1927-1940.Castlecroft Gardens Residents’ Association
KembleJP Kemble1757-1823ActingPark Hall Hotel Goldthorn Hill1987John Philip Kemble 1757-1823 Actor attended Sedgley Park School 1767-1771 formerly on this site Debut in acting Wolverhampton 1776Embassy Hotels
Leveson’s Family Great HallLeveson’s Family Great Hall1560-1883Entrepreneurs and BusinessAdult Education College Old Hall St1989The Great Hall Home of the Leveson family 1560-1702 Demolished 1883 Stood near this siteRichard Wisker
LisleEdward Lisle1852-1921TransportMoxley Foundry Frederick St1993Edward Lisle 1852-1921 Founder – STAR Cycles, cars and commercial vehicles. First STAR cycle built 1869. First STAR car built 1897. This building was STAR HQ 1904Lisle Family
LyseightReverend Oliver Lyseight1920-2006Religious2013Reverend Oliver Lyseight 1920 -2006 Founder member and leader of the New Testament Church of God (UK).
MacdonaldMacdonald Sisters1862-1863PoliticalWaterloo Rd Lived here 1862-18631987The Macdonald Sisters lived here 1862-1863. Georgina married Sir Edward Burne-Jones Bt., A.R.A. Alice’s son was Rudyard Kipling. Louisa’s son was Stanley Baldwin Agnes married Sir Edward Poynter Bt., P.R.AWalker Barnett & Hill
Maclean & McNeillDr Margaret (Madge) Maclean & Dr Ina Lochead McNeillMedicineHeritage Lottery Fund2013Inscription missingFirst women Doctors at Hospital for Women Wolverhampton
MacMunnCharles MacMunnMedicineMedication Institute New Cross2005Inscription missingRoyal Wolverhampton Hospitals’ Consultants Committee
ManderBenjamin Mander1752-1819Entrepreneurs and BusinessMander Centre1986Benjamin Mander 1752-1819 founded the Japanning and varnish manufacturing company 1773Mander Property Ltd
ManderCharles Benjamin Mander1865Entrepreneurs and BusinessMount Rd Tettenhall Wood1992Mount Hotel Former home of Charles Benjamin Mander Paint and varnish manufacturer House built 1865 Extended 1891 Ballroom built 1908 House sold 1952Jarvis Hotels
ManderSir Charles Mander & Charles Benjamin Mander1884-1951PoliticalLaw Courts Former Town Hall North St1988Sir Charles Arthur Mander Second Baronet 1884-1951 Mayor of the Borough 1932-33 and 1936-37 Freeman of Wolverhampton 1945 High Sheriff and Deputy Lieutenant of Staffordshire 1926 Justice of the PeaceSir Charles Mander Bt
MarshallArthur Marshall1858-1915ArchitectureDarlington St Methodist Church 18991983Arthur Marshall 1858-1915 architect designed this building 1899Richard Rhodes and Michael Phillips
MarstonJohn Marston & Sir Charles Marston1836-1918Entrepreneurs and Business“The Oaks” Merridale Road1983John Marston JP 1836-1918, Mayor 1889-1891, Alderman 1891, Freeman 1909. Founder of The Sunbeam Company. And his son, Sir Charles Marston K.St.J.,J.P.,FRSA 1867-1946, Industrialist and author Lved Here.Melissa Marston and Marjorie Von Harten Daughters
MasefieldJohn Masefield1902Literature141 Tettenhall Road1985John Masefield O.M. 1878-1967 Poet Laureate stayed here 1902Wolverhampton Literary and Scientific Society
McNeillDr Ina Lochead McNeill1869-1949MedicineHeritage Lottery Fund20131869-1949 Ina Lochhead McNeill MB, Cg.B (Glasgow) Lived here. Appointed first woman Surgeon to the Wolverhampton Women’s Hospital in 1902.First woman Doctor in Wolverhampton
Merridale HouseMerridale House & Sir Rupert Kettle1817-1894Judiciary124 Compton Road2008Merridale House, home of Sir Rupert Kettle (1817-1894); Barrister and County Court Judge *A fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work”, Lived in this house c.1851 -1894. Building saved and restored by Dino’s Building Limited, 2007Dino Elbakkali, MD of Dino’s Building Ltd
Merridale Old FarmhouseOld Farmhouse & Diary1303-1614BuildingMerridale Lane2004The Old Farmhouse & Dairy Late medieval manor house known as Merridale Old Hall Home of the Salford family c1303-c1614 Original building saved in 1914 Restored by Maythorn Construction 2003CJ Sedgemore & HJ Sedgemore
MeynellEJ Meynell1826-1900Entrepreneurs and Business32a Queen St1998Edward James Meynell 1826-1900 Manufacturer Meynell Valves Ltd Founded 1798 Bilston Street Moved 1866 Montrose Street Moved 1970 Shaw Road, Bushberry Manufactured plumbers brasswork, pumps, taps, valves and thermostatic shower mixers. Born near this place.Hugh Meynell
MilnerJohn Milner1752-1826ReligiousSt Peter and St Paul Paternoster Row1991John Milner 1752-1826 Bishop Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District 1803-1826 lived and worked in Giffard HousePat Reidy
MorrisSir John Morris Kt1866PoliticalElmslie Bank Wightwick1994Sir John Morris K.t. Mayor of Wolverhampton Knighted by Queen Victoria 30 November 1866 lived hereCavendish Rensch
NewboltSir Henry Newbolt1862-1938LiteratureBarclays Bank Bilston2013Sir Henry Newbolt 1862-1938; Poet, Born near this Place.Wolverhampton MBC
NoyesAlfred Noyes1880-1958LiteratureSt Mark’s Road Chapel Ash1987Alfred Noyes CBE 1880-1958; Poet and Author Born in St Mark’s RoadHis Three Children
O’GormanRev Brian S O’Gorman1910-1991ReligiousBeckminster Church Birches Barn Road Penn Fields1992The Rev. Brian S. O’Gorman 1910-1991 Methodist preacher President of Conference 1969Methodist Church Wolverhampton & Shrewsbury District
PhippsCJ Phipps1835-1897ArchitectureGrand Theatre Lichfield St1987C. J. Phipps FSA 1835-1897 theatre architect designed the Grand Theatre 1894Manby & Stewart
Queen’s BuildingQueen’s Building1849BuildingVictoria Sq1995The Queen’s Building; Gateway to the High Level Railway Station. Erected 1849, Edward Banks, ArchitectCentro 1995 / Neptune 2012
RejlanderOscar Rejlander1813-1875ArtistDarlington Street2015O. G. Rejlander 1813-1875 Father of Art Photography lived and practised near this place 1842-1862Wolverhampton Photographic Society
RichardsonArnold Richardson1914-1973ReligiousCivic Hall North St1990Arnold Richardson 1914-1973 Wolverhampton Borough organist 1938-1973Roy Wheeler
RollingsJohn Rollings1850-1909TransportQuality Hotel Penn Rd2001John Rollings 1850-1909 Director of STAR cycles cars and commercial vehicles. Vice President and Benefactor Royal Wolverhampton School First owner occupier of The Pines 1894-1909Brian Rollings
RudgeDaniel Rudge1841-1880TransportTelecom Buildings Church St1990Daniel Rudge 1841-1880 Maker High wheel racing bicycles Landlord Tiger Inn situated in this streetGlyn Stockdale
SheldonJ H Sheldon1894-1972MedicineNew Cross Hospital (inside)1988J. H. Sheldon C.B.E. M.D. F.R.C.P. 1894-1972 Consultant Physician Royal Hospital Wolverhampton 1920-1958 President International Association Gerontology 1954-1957 Freeman of Wolverhampton 1958Royal Hospital Medical Committee
SmithFrancis Smith1672-1738ArchitectureGiffard House North St1983Francis Smith of Warwick 1672-1738 Architect Presbytery Giffard House 1728Michael Rix
SprosonEmma Sproson1867-1936PoliticalFormer Town Hall North St2001Emma Sproson 1867-1936 Wolverhampton’s first female councillor 1921-1927 Suffragette & Socialist known as “Red Emma”Rudi and Kay Herbert
St George’sSt George’s Church1828-1830ReligiousSt George’s Parade1990St. George. A Commissioners’ Church, built 1828-1830. Architect James MorganJ Sainsbury
St Peter’s Collegiate ChurchSt Peter’s Collegiate Church994-1994ReligiousSt. Peter’s Porch1994The Collegiate Church of St. Peter Endowed by Lady Wulfrun 994 A.D. Present church built c. 1425 Royal Peculiar united with the Deanery of Windsor 1479-1846Wolverhampton Civic Society
Star & GarterStar & Garter Hotel1642-1836PubVictoria Street1993Star and Garter stood here rebuilt 1836 coaching inn formerly an Elizabethan house where King Charles I stayed 17 October 1642Frank Mason
StevensAJS Motor Cycles – Stevens Brothers Wolverhampton Ltd1909-1915TransportRetreat Street1998On this site Stevens Bros (Wolverhampton) Ltd manufactured AJS motor cycles 1909-1915 and Stevens motor cycles and three wheeler vans 1932-1938 A.J.S The Stevens Screw Co Ltd operated as general engineers 1906-1992Marston Wolverhampton Heritage Trust
SunbeamSunbeam Cars1899-1935TransportTimken building – Upper Villiers Street1994Moorfield Works founded by John Marston and Thomas Cureton manufactured Sunbeam cars and aero engines 1899-1935Torrington Ltd
SunbeamSunbeam Experimental Dept1915-1935World RecordSunbeam Studios Sunbeam St off Upper Villiers St1996Sunbeam Experimental Department 1915-1935. Designed and constructed world land speed record breaking cars; 1922 350HP Sunbeam 133MPH, K. Lee Guinness; 1925 Blue Bird 150MPH Sir Malcolm Campbell, 1927; 1000HP Sunbeam 203MPH, Sir Henry SeagraveIMEX Properties Ltd
Sunbeam Bicycles and Motor CyclesSunbeam Bicycles and Motor Cycles1890-1937TransportPaul Street1994The Sunbeam The world renowned Sunbeam bicycles and motor cycles were manufactured on this site during the period 1890-1937IMI Marston Ltd
TeyteMaggie Teyte 1888-19761888-1976MusicExchange St1983Dame Maggie Teyte 1888-1976 Prima Donna Born Exchange StreetRita and Garry O’Connor (Relatives)
ThorneGR Thorne1853-1934PoliticalNorth St1998G. R. Thorne 1853-1934 Liberal Mayor 1902-1903 Council Member 1888-91 & 1897-1920 Liberal M.P. East Wolverhampton 1908-1929Richard Whitehouse Liberal Democrat Mayor 1993-4
ThorneycroftGeorge Thorneycroft1791-1851PoliticalSalisbury House Chapel Ash1983George Benjamin Thorneycroft 1791-1851 First Mayor of Wolverhampton 1848 lived hereMason and Richards Partnership
UnderhillEvelyn Underhill1875-1941Religious“Claremont” 131 Penn Rd1998Evelyn Underhill 1875-1941 Christian writer and Guide to the Spiritual Life born near this placeInter-Faith Group
VictoriaQueen Victoria’s Visit1866MonarchyMidland Bank Queen Sq1987Queen Victoria visited Wolverhampton to unveil a statue of her consort Prince Albert, 30th November, 1866Express & Star
Viking Cycles LtdViking Cycles Ltd1902-1967TransportPrincess St Coral Betting Shop2005Viking Cycles Limited, 1908-1967. The City’s largest cycle manufacturer. Viking was Britain’s leading producer of innovative lightweight and juvenile cycles in the mid 20th Century, and the company sponsored and equipped the Nation’s most successful racing team post-war. Viking Cycles were built in Princess Alley between 1934 and 1955.Vic and Karen Davies
Villiers Reform ClubVilliers Reform Club and Rt Hon CP Villiers MP1802-1898Political6 George St Snow Hill1990The Villiers Reform Club met here in the early 1880’s Named after Rt. Hon. Charles Pelham Villiers 1802-1898 Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton 1835-1898 Father of the House of Commons 1890-1898 Longest serving M.P. of all timeLarry McLean
WallisGeorge Wallis1811-1891ArtistArmy Careers Office Queen St Lectured here circa 18391983George Wallis FSA 1811-1891 Industrial design artist lectured here c1838Tarmac
WarrenTom Warren CBE1882 – 1968PoliticalBrittania Hotel, Lichfield St20131882 – 1968 Tom Warren C.B.E. President ~ The Rotary Club of Wolverhampton, 1928 – 1929 President ~ Rotary International, 1945 – 1946 The Rotary Club of Wolverhampton met at the Britannia (formerly Victoria) Hotel from 1923 until 1976 ‘Service above Self’Wolverhampton Rotary Club
Weller Architectural PartnershipWeller Architectural Partnership1874 – 1962Architecture15 King St2008The Office of the Weller Architectural Partnership; John Weller I, His Descendants and Partners c1874 – 1962.Wolverhampton Society of Architects
West Park ConservatoryWest Park Conservatory Restoration Centenary1896-1996BuildingWest Park Conservatory1996West Park Conservatory 1896 Architects T. Mawson and D. Gibson Restored 1996 with the assistance of grant aids from the European Regional Development Fund and English Heritage Re-opened by Councillor Mrs Joyce Hill August 1996Wolverhampton Civic Society and Wolverhampton MBC
WheelerSir Charles Wheeler1892-1974ArtistArt Gallery Wulfruna St1983Sir Charles Wheeler KCVO CBE PRA 1892-1974 Sculptor Freeman of Wolverhampton 1958 studied hereWolverhampton Civic Society
WilkinsonJohn Wilkinson1728 – 1808Entrepreneurs and BusinessWilkinson school Bradley2017(1728 – 1808) John ‘Iron Mad’ Wilkinson; Ironmaster, Inventor, Entrepreneur. “Father of the South Staffs Iron Trade”. Pioneered ay Bradley in 1767, “The Mother Furmace” powered with steam.Staffordshire Iron and Steel
Wolverhampton CouncilFirst Meeting of Wolverhampton Council1848PoliticalFormer County Court Queen St1987Wolverhampton Council first met on 22nd May 1848 at the Assembly Rooms now the County CourtWolverhampton MBC
Wolverhampton Municipal Secondary SchoolWolverhampton Municipal Secondary School1902-1967EducationNewhampton Road1994Inscription missingWMGS Old Pupils Association
WoodWilliam Wood1671-1713Entrepreneurs and BusinessFront of University – Wulfruna Street1987William Wood 1671-1730 ironmaster Lived at the Deanery Hall on this site 1692-1713The Polytechnic
YoungDr Percy Young1912-2004Historian72 Clark Road2008Dr Percy Marshall Young 1912-2004; Teacher, musician and author of over 60 books, mostly on music and football. Official historian of the Wolves. Lived in this house from 1951 until his death.Wolves Aid Wolves FC