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County town: Shrewsbury
Other major towns: Whitchurch, Telford, Ludlow, Ironbridge.
Origins of Name: (district around) Scrobbos fort, Anglo Saxon
Population 1801: 169,757
Population 1961: ...
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red mail Phillips Shrewsberry
My gg grandfather,William Phillips, a tin smith, married to Elizabeth Barnes migrated to America 1847. Children;Mary,Sarah,William,Richard,Thomas,Elizabeth,Cyrus. William Phillips had a brother, Richard who migrated to Australia about the same time.Any informtion leading to Richard's family would be appreciated. Also, would like to know about life and times in Shrewsberry Shropshire in the mid 1800's. Thanks.
red mail Knowles
William Knowles was born in 1816 in Ketley,Shropshire,and his wife was born in 1830 in Ketley Shropshire.I am looking for the family of William Knowles who married Jane? in 1854. Their children are Martha Mary(who married Henry Butter),Albert(who married Jessie Knight)and Fanny(who died young,in Australia).The whole family emigrated to Australia sometime after the 1881 census.Who was Williams family and what was Janes Maiden name? I believe that William may have had a brother called James and afather called James,but that is a big maybe.Please help me!Desperate!!!
red mail Trying To Find.
i,m trying to trace a mrs challoner who had two sons alan and mark,both who have now passed away. last known address was 1,yew tree cottage in salop near shrewsbury in the 1970's.
red mail Ward/Turner
Thomas Ward and wife Mary nee Rigby? born approx.1770 Wellington, son Matthew Ward born 1794 St Georges, wife Anne nee Turner b.1795 Oxenbould, son Thomas Ward b.1830, wife Elizabeth nee Tranter Wrockwardine, son Richard Ward wife Leah nee Tonks, StGeorges, son William Ward b. 1890 Wem, wife Mary nee Turner b.1890 Redlake, son Thomas Turner Ward b.1914 St Georges wife Leonora nee Mitchell b.1916 Wallasay.
red mail GWILLIAM (nee PRICE)
I am looking for any information on my great grandparents, surname GWILLIAM. G/Grandmother's maiden name was PRICE, lived in Shropshire U.K., had four children Noel GWILLIAM (born July 1900), Eric GWILLIAM, Edith (who never married)and Florence (dec.aged 28 yrs). Noel moved to Australia in 1926/27, Eric also moved to Aust. Fear some skeletons in the closet as my grandfather refused to talk about his family (died Western Australia 1992).
Barnett, Stephens, Suker, Whittaker,
Annie Jane Drake is my Great G/mother. She came to Australia on the Jelunga in 1891 and married George Barnett from Cheshire. I would love to hear from anyone connected to their families. George's parents were John Barnett (born 14 Jan 1839, MarburyCheshire) & Mary Ann Stephens (born 17 Oct 1841, Shrewsbury) The had 4 children that I know of - George who came to Australia, Charles Richard who died 16 Aug 1882 Whitchurch, Salop, Mary born 1870 Marbury and John who married Agnes, they had 3 children that I have photos of Doris who married Alfred Whittaker, Kathleen Lloyd who married Thomas E Hall who went to live in Shrewsbury, and Bertie J. Mary Ann must have married John Suker after John Barnett died as the 1891 Census Schedule No 77 at47 Newtown Street were living John Suker Head, 54year. Tailor, Salop Whitchurch Mary A Wife, 48 years, Charwoman, Salop Shrewsbury Mary A Barnett. S/Daughter, 21 years, Dressmaker, Norbury Cheshire John Barnett S/Son, 19 years, tinsmiths Apprentice,Norbury CheshireI. look forward to finding some living relations.
red mail Morgan. Shropshire.
I have details of a family tree that was taken from a family Bible. It starts with a Joseph Morgan who was born on the 17th April 1754, and his wife Elizabeth who was born 15th July 1765. They were married on the 15th June 1792. Unfortunately it doesnot say where they came from, but I feel sure that they came from Shropshire.
red mail Lowe. Wrockwardine Wood, Shropshire.
Seeking information about John Lowe born c1828 at Wrockwardine Wood. John married Mary Ann Wood who was born c1827 at Wombridge.
red mail Blakemore. Shropshire.
Thomas Blakemore was born in 1819 at Donnington, Shropshire. He married Martha Teague on the 25th March 1850 at Shifnal. He died 19th July 1880. Martha was baptised on the 4th July 1830 at the Hill Top Methodists Church, Wombridge. Martha died on the 28th December 1903. Other Spouses George Morton Manning. I believe the parents of Thomas Blakemore to be Joshua Blakemore and Elizabeth Leedham who were both born in Donnington, Shropshire. Thomas married Elizabeth on the 11th October 1802 at Shifnal, Shropshire.
red mail Healey/haley. Wrockwardine Wood, Shropshire.
Seeking information about William Healey/Hayley and family, William was born in Trench, Wrockwardine Wood c1795, and died in c1828 at Wombridge. William married Harriet who was born in 1796 at Wrockwardine Wood and died there in 1861. They had three children Elizabeth Healey born 1821, Henry born 1823, and Rossetta born 1827. After William died Harriet married James Oliver in 1828, James was born in 1806. They had four children. George Oliver born 1829, Richard born 1832, Jabez born 1836, and James born 1839.

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