Oswestry, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

"Gobowen" Orthopaedic Hospital

I remember this hospital with mixed emotions. As a child of 5/6 in 1953/4 I was taken by my Dad weekly to visit my mother who had spinal fusion surgery - I think Mr Rose ...Read full memory

A memory of Oswestry by Sue Oliver

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 final ...Read full memory

A memory of Oswestry by Ann Corbett

Gladstone Ward 1959

My brother, Glynne, was on this ward for 12 months after a motor cycle accident. Proffesor Roaf was the surgeon who carried out the operation. On thinking back it may have been ...Read full memory

A memory of Oswestry by Keith Jones

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