Ryton, Shropshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Ryton

Browse 21 photo books on Ryton and the surrounding area.

Ryton Willows

My first visit to Ryton was when my mother took me and my sister to Ryton Willows during the war years. The train from Gateshead station stopped at the Willows and I recall next to the station was a  place for eating your own ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Les May

Mermaid

My sister and I lived in Ryton at Burnaby Drive, from around 1965.I learnt to swim at this wonderful pool thanks to Ernie Broderick and went on to swim for my school ( Dame Allans ) and also Northumbria. To this day I still love the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton

Learning To Swim

I remember taking swimming lessons in the outdoor pool in Ryton Park. I used to go with my older sister during the summer holidays. The year would have been round about 1976/7. We lived in Ryton until 1979 - my dad was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Catherine Burton