Some books and websites,
linked to this area and its history
that may be of interest
My collection of Village Signs.
My collection of Inn Signs from around the country.
All my photos on the Flickr photosite.
A most interesting website about Inn signs etc.
A sad site, listing hundreds of pubs that have been lost throughout the country.
Some books that may be of interest.
"Discovering Pub Names and Signs" by David Brandon.
Published by Shire Publications ( www.shirebooks.co.uk ).
"Breweries & Bottlers of Wellington" by Allan Frost.
Published by Tempus Publishing (2008)
Re-printed by The History Press 2010 ( www.thehistorypress.co.uk )
"Shropshire Inn Signs" by Alan Rose.
Published by The History Press, ( www.thehistorypress.co.uk )
Copies of the following books are held by the Telford Library Service.
"Childhood Memories", by Moses Evans.
Recollections, by a local man, of Oakengates in the early twentieth century.
Reprinted in 2003 by North East Telford Studies Group (NETS).
"Public Houses of Wellington from 1800". by Fred Brown.
Published by The Wellington Civic Society in 1996.
Nonconformist Chapels in North East Telford. by June Toze.
Published by North East Telford Studies in 2007.
Hadley in Old Picture Postcards. by Terry Gilder.
Published by European Library in 1998.
Hadley at War by Terry Gilder.
Published by Edgmond, Gildertext, 1992.
Published by Telford & Wrekin District Council 1993.
Published by the author Gillian M.James, 1982.
Victoria History of Shropshire.
Published by Oxford University Press.
It's on that nail at the back of Parkes's.
Memories of Oakengates by Joyce M. Beech. 2005.
North Telford, Wellington, Oakengates and Surrounding areas.
Compiled by John Powell and Michael A.Vanns.