Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bridgnorth and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

St. Marys Street

I was sent to Bridgnorth at the age of 5 from our home in Birmingham to stay with my aunt and uncle (Doris and Arthur Howse) during 1942 due to the bombing in Birmingham. We lived in St Marys Street, about 100 yards down from High Street on the right, where an alley ran to a yard alongside a bakery. Our house was on the ...Read full memory


I have traced my grandfather, Albert and his father, William Owen to No.1a High Street; a gunsmith.

Bridgenorth Hospital

My Mother before marriage was a training Nurse at Bridgnorth Hospital in the 1920s. Her name Annie Betteridge or Nancy, as she prefered to be called. Her Aunt paid for her training but Mom did not finish it due to a " breakdown". Any photos of the hospital, does it still stand? Thanks June.

A memory of Bridgnorth by June Tomes