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2 edition of history of Whitchurch, Shropshire found in the catalog.

history of Whitchurch, Shropshire

T. C. Duggan

history of Whitchurch, Shropshire

with a brief history of ancient Britain & also of the County of Shropshire.

by T. C. Duggan

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Published by Whitchurch Herald Ltd in Shropshire .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13811521M

North, Moran & Barton: The Old Rectory, Whitchurch Shropshire Herefordshire: Logaston Press, The story of a house, its occupants, and its secret wartime eavesdroppers written by local historians. Traces the history of this imposing rectory and its site from domesday to its use as a wartime Y station. New, softback, well-illustrated. Stamper, P.A. {Historic Parks and Gardens of Shropshire}, (Shrewsbury: Shropshire Books, ): 56, Historic Parks and Gardens of Shropshire; Whitchurch Rectory documents (S.R.O. ) Shropshire Historic Environment Record

Shropshire's villages, intriguingly varied in plan and building materials, reflect the diverse landscape of plains, hills and moorland and the rich and complex underlying geology. The Cistercian abbey of Buildwas is the finest of several notable monastic ruins, and outstanding medieval parish churches and castles are also numerous.5/5(4). Whitchurch, Shropshire [Bibliography] Up to In , the Whitchurch parish workhouse, on Newtown, could hold up to forty inmates. The success of the Shrewsbury Incorporation, formed in , led to the creation of a number of other such incorporations in the region, including Atcham, Oswestry, Ellesmere, and Montgomery and urch was incorporated under a local Act in

When claimed, the owners had to pay a fine to recover their animals. [It] was erected behind the row of houses now [] called “Claypit Street Terrace”. TC Duggan: A History of Whitchurch, Shropshire, In this street, the town’s first known Post Office was established, when mail coaches were pulled by teams of horses. "WHITCHURCH, a parish and market town in the northern extremity of the county, in the Whitchurch division of the hundred of Bradford North, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. is made in this part of Shropshire. The market of Whitchurch has long been noted.


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History of Whitchurch, Shropshire by T. C. Duggan Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a new vicarage was built on part of St Alkmund's churchyard burial ground in Whitchurch, Shropshire which entailed the exhumation of a number of coffins from vaults and the removal of their gravestones and monuments. We have been trying to find a. Buy The History Of Whitchurch Shropshire by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. History Society News WHITCHURCH—NEW BOOK!. Whitchurch Local History Society has just published this illustrated page A4 size book which is the 3rd volume of ‘memories of Whitchurch life’ contributed by residents.

It costs £ and copies are available by contacting: Keith ( ), Sue ( ) or Geoff ( ). Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1AX Contact Us We make no representations that information is accurate and up to date or complete, and accept no liability for.

Whitchurch was anciently called Blancminster. It had an hospital before the time of Henry II., and an ancient castle, of which no remains exist. The town occupies a gentle eminence amid pleasant environs, and is a busy thriving place, having considerable trade with the surrounding agricultural districts.

JOYCE of Whitchurch Clockmakers – SAD NEWS It was with great sadness we heard of the death of Paul Fraser on 20 April We will remember Paul with deep affection and gratitude for the inspiration and support he gave us to research Joyce of Whitchurch and their clocks. History of Whitchurch.

Whitchurch lies on the A41/A49 Roman (Watling Street) Road and is signposted from many miles away. Whitchurch is the only town in Shropshire on an original Roman site. A selection of Roman burial vases are on display at the Civic Centre, excavated during refurbishments at 33 High Street in the early ’s, leading us to believe that this site was the Roman burial site below the fort.

Samuel Hotchkiss was born in Dodington, Whitchurch Shropshire England ca(Dodington, a township and a chapelry in Whitchurch parish, Shropshire, within a half mile of Whitchuch.) He was the son of John Hotchkiss and Margaret Nevitt.

As best we know he was the youngest son of ten children. Family history and life of Obadiah Ikin (bp.d. ), who was baptized in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England. He was a son of. and Ann Ikin. He arrived at Sydney in In he married Sarah Butts () at St.

Peter's, Canterbury, Kent, England. They were parents of seven children born between and in England and New South Wales. "Whitchurch was intercepting the secret coded messages transmitted by the Germans using their Enigma machines, and then relaying the messages, still coded, directly to Bletchley, where they were.

Census for Lunatic Asylum, St Julian - Shropshire; Whitchurch Cemetery; Wrockwardine Village History; Wrockwardine History; Maps and photographs.

Gravestone Photograph Project; Paintings & Photographs of Shropshire; Photos of Shropshire; Shropshire's Non-Conformist Chapels; Books of local interest For people with ancestors who came from. Grindley Brook, a village in Whitchurch parish, Salop, 1½ mile NW of Whitchurch, on the Shropshire Canal.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, Land and Property. This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries.

Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Whitchurch within the selected text. The earliest recorded mention of Wrenbury. about 7 miles northeast of Whitchurch - is in the Domesday Book of At that time, like much of south.

Friends Of Whitchurch Shropshire has 6, members. Promotion of the market town of Whitchurch in Shropshire, local events, markets, community news. Whitchurch is not only one of Shropshire's busiest and most beautiful market towns, but also one of the most history-packed towns in the Midlands. It's.

“Whitchurch was the largest fair of them all; others were held at Chester and Nantwich. It was instituted in but was discontinued during the First World War. In the years between and the average weight of cheese pitched there in the full year was tons.

By the time Whitchurch was recorded in the Doomsday Book, a survey of England, Whitchurch was held by William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey, and of Roger de Montgomery.

At that time, it was part of the hundred of Hodnet, Shropshire in Ceremonial county: Shropshire. Get this from a library. A history of Whitchurch Grammar School, Shropshire, [Ernest Clarke]. Exeter Working Papers in Book History ; 15 The British book trades: topographical listings.

Shropshire. This page is one of a series of county listings which are being developed to bring together biographical information relating to localities throughout the British Isles which is currently scattered in other sections of the Exeter Working : Ian Maxted.

Whitchurch is a small market town in the north of the county of Shropshire, England. It is the oldest town inhabited in Shropshire.

The town lies 2 miles (3 km) east of the Welsh border. As ofthe town has a population of 9, The town was founded by the Romans and there are still some Roman artefacts that can be visited in a Museum.VCHS was re-established in to promote, extend and advance public knowledge, appreciation and awareness of the history and heritage of Shropshire.

Whitchurch History and Archaeology Group: WHAG is based in Whitchurch, Shropshire, and is a group open to anyone interested in the archaeology and history of the area around Whitchurch.Whitfield (Tilstock) Airfield is an airfield located in Shropshire, England, close to the village of Prees and 2 miles ( km) east of the village of Tilstock and 3 miles ( km) south of Whitchurch, near the junction of the A41 and A