Gobowen, Shropshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Gobowen, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Gobowen

Historic Maps of Gobowen and the local area.

Hi my name is Cliff Jones and I was born at Hengoed in 1946 I am one of five kids I was 5yrs old when we moved down to the village because our old house had been condemned .Our next port of call was Almond Avenue in Gobowen I began in Gobowen School 1950/51 the only two staff members that I can remember are Mr (...Read full memory)

I lived in Gobowen from when I was born in 1963 until we migrated to Australia in 1972. I also attend Gobowen School and I remember Mr Jones, he was so scary. My maiden name was Ankers. My mother came from Oswetry and her maiden name was Green. My dad came from somewhere around there not sure of where. He went to the "Bog" School. I have vivid memories of my life in Goowen.