Dawley, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

George Thomas York Of Woodlands Farm Dawley

My 2x Gr.Grandfather, George Thomas York farmed at "Woodlands" in 1845. He was conficted for stealing a horse and given 10 yrs transportation to Australia. Wife and 3 children left behind. Has anyone any knowledge of this or related to him ? Many thanks. June.

A memory of Dawley

The Last Supper Plaque

I made a copy of an old Coalbrookdale last supper plaque, when I was an apprentice at the allied (Ketley). I donated it to Reverend Peter Clay, who had it cleaned up and finished with a brass coating. It now hangs on the left side of the church facing the congregation. This church is important to me because it is ...Read full memory

A memory of Dawley

Chapel Street General Store

My parents (Ken & Gwen Gardner) bought a small general store on Chapel St, when I was aged 5 in 1969. My memories are lovely and will always be with me. Our next door neighbour was Mr Jim Curtis, always remember him, a lovely man who had a Monkey Puzzle tree in his garden and used to give me rhubarb over the fence ...Read full memory

A memory of Dawley by Julie Pearson