Oakengates, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memories Of Oakengates

My memories are that my late mother and father had the public house The Crown Inn in Market Street, Norman and Elizabeth Rowe, I was eight years old. My sister got married at St.Georges Church in 1962, I was eleven and went to school at Wrockwardine Wood school and was girls only. We left when I was 13 years old and ...Read full memory

A memory of Oakengates by Jill Anstis

The Manse, Wrockwardine Wood.

Hi I am trying to find the relatives of Peter Hutchinson who lived at the Manse, Wrockwardine Wood, Oakengates possibly just before/during WW2. I have no idea whether he was the Minister or a family member. If you know anything about him, I would be delighted to hear it. I have found something of his. Thanks Jo

The Hope Family

My Gran, Alice Hope was born in Oakengates in 1878. I have her and her family living in The Furnace Houses during the 1880's through to the end of the 1920's when her Dad died. Her Dad was James and her Mom Jane Ellen. The children were Clara, John, known as Jack, Mary, known as Polly then my Gran Alice who moved to ...Read full memory

A memory of Oakengates