Old Maps of Chirbury

Historic Maps of Chirbury and the local area.

Memories of Chirbury

Read and share your memories of Chirbury itself or of a particular photo of Chirbury.

Some time in the 1980s, my mother Dorothy visited her gt-aunt Rhoda Wood (b1901), who had lived in the same cottage, 15 Chirbury Road, Montgomery, all her life, one of 10 children of Charles (b1849) and Ellen Wood (b1859). I have a photo of the cottage. My mother recalls that Ellen was a laundress, but (...Read full memory)

My great grandmother, Mary Ann Shuker came to Manchester from Chirbury in service as a maid.  She married my great grandfather, Ernest Edward Chorlton and they must have returned to Chirbury to be married because the family bible states they married at Chirbury Church on 22nd December 1888.  I always thought she came from (...Read full memory)