Oswestry, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Matron's House, Soh?

I'm not sure if I'm right about this but I think that for a while our Matron, Mary Powell, lived here in the cottage opposite the hospital gates. In 1963, after we had sat our ...Read full memory

A memory of Oswestry by Ann Corbett


Ref to the pay day. I remember a full room and locker inspection in the morning before Wednesday pay.

A memory of Oswestry by Rob Judson


My aunt Dylis used to have a fruit and veg shop on this street and I can remember going with my gran to the shop and helping to make wreathes for funerals. My gran used to live in Beatrice ...Read full memory

A memory of Oswestry by Dianne Barnes