Broseley, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Village Etched In My Memory

The year must have been approximately nineteen forty nine and I was twelve years old, I was attending Broseley Church of England school which I disliked immensely;[or is that a boys natural dislike] I must admit I did like going when Mrs Briscoe was taking the class as she was my very very favorite, A very ...Read full memory

A memory of Broseley by John Wilkes

Cherished Memories

I was born 1937 in the big house at the bottom of Leggs Hill. My earliest memories relate to living in Kings Street and starting school at Leggs Hill, I did not like school, it was a far cry from my loving home life. I remember looking through the wooden railings for my mom, waiting for her to wave to tell me to come back ...Read full memory

A memory of Broseley by John Wilkes

Cherished Memories Continued

How well I remember having to march down to the rectory for our school dinners, the chatter was mind boggling, my granma used to say !I can hear you boys coming as soon as you get by RA's shop", that was Instones the butchers at Church Street. My gran's house or perhaps I should say houses as they were the row ...Read full memory

A memory of Broseley by John Wilkes