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

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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Oakengates

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