Oakengates, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Grand Dad Jabez Johnson

Family legend has it that Grandad took a small party of friends for a pint or two in Oakengates. At the end of the evening for a lark he undid the traces and when they set off the horses went and the cart tipped up, ...Read full memory

Wrockwardine Wood Girls School

I am almost certain this is the Wrockwardine Wood girls school - it has since got larger & is now a mixed school.

A memory of Oakengates by David Lowe

Owen Family Oakengates Wellington

Does anybody out there remember the Owen family that once lived/worked in Station Fields, Oakengates during the 1920's-1930's? The dad was Bert and the mum was Mary. Mary died 1933 and left a young family ...Read full memory