Rugeley, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Parrot, The Monkey And Tennis On The Lawn

My mother was sent away to boarding school in 1921, when she was eight years old. For various reasons, she could not go home (to Cardiff) during the summer holidays and so she and her four brothers spent the summers in Rugeley at their uncle's house. Sadly, none of them are alive now so I don't ...Read full memory

George Masons Employees

My dad informs me that my grandad ran George Mason's in Rugeley for many years. His name was Thomas Parsons and he lived in a large house with my nan, Lillian along the Armitage Road opposite the Brereton park by Thorn. A well known, well respected local gent, he had served in the war but came home after suffering a ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley

Rugeley Past

I was born in Rugeley. I first lived in Green Lane near the corner of Hageley Road. The old houses have been demolished, there is town houses now on the site. I then moved to Attlee Crescent it was good in them days as you knew most of the people. My first school was in Church Street, then moved to the boys school in ...Read full memory

A memory of Rugeley by Colin Minshall