Dawley, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

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