'The Dovaston Book' CD

'The Dovaston Book' - CD

Cover Image from Dovaston CD

Native of the area, Mrs Janet McKenzie gathered, for a millennium book, articles, photos, folklore and information on many of the families and houses from the area between Nesscliffe and Knockin, including Argoed, Treginford, Nesscliffe, Wolfshead, Dovaston, Kinnerley, Knockin Heath, Kynaston, Edgerley and Plassey/Plasau, including for many properties, details such as "who lived in them?", "what was their occupation?" and for some a description of their surrounding landscape.

Marriages are mentioned together with evacuees, Prisoners of War, The Football Teams, The Doctors, The Teachers, Shopkeepers, The Home Guard, Stage Shows, W.I., Oddfellows, Brown House Cafe, Agriculture, Bakers, The Railway, The Mill, Fire Brigade, The Choir, Young Farmers, The School, Celebrations, Dancing, Fetes, Churches, Chapels, Good Companions, Amateur Dramatics, Modes of Transport, The smithy, The War memorial, Girl Guides, The Buses, Holidays, etc!

About 100 years of photographs plus over 300 surnames (some many times) mentioned and indexed:-
ABERNETHY, AINSWORTH, ALBERT, ANDERSON, ANGEL, ANGUS, ANNUM, ARTHUR(S), AUSTIN, BAILEY, BARLOW, BARRATT, BASFORD, BEAMAN, BEBB, BEDDOW, BELL, BELLINGHAM, BENNETT, BEST, BETHELL, BETTS, BEVAN, BEWLEY, BIGGS, BIGLAND, BIRCH, BLACKWELL, BLAGG, BLUNKETT, BLURTON, BONNER, BOTHWELL, BOUGHEY, BOUND, BOWEN, BOWYER, BOWYER-JONES, BRADFORD, BRAYNE, BREEZE, BROOKS, BROOME, BROWN, BROXTON, BRUCE, BUCKLAND, BULLEN, BUTLER, CAMBRIDGE, CARTER, CARTWRIGHT, CATER, CHARLES, CHRISTOPHER, CLARKE, CLEMENTS, COLE(S), CONGRAM, CORFIELD, COSTERBADY, COWLEY, CRAWFORD, CROFT, CROSBY, CUBBITTS, CURTIS, DAVIES, DEAN, DEARING, DICKIN/DICKEN(S), DIMENT, DODD, DORRICOTT, DOWNES, DUDLEY, DUNCAN, EASTON, ECCLESTON, EDMUNDS, EDWARDS, EGERTON, ELLIS, EMBREY, EMERSON, EVANS, EXLEY, FALKENDER/BURG, FARDOE, FARMER, FARRAR, FLEET, FORREST, FOULKES, FRAMPTON, FRANCIS, FRANKLIN, FUNNELL, FURMSTONE, GATFORD, GEMMELL, GEORGE, GIBBONS, GIBBS, GILBERT, GILCHRIST, GINNETT, GITTINS, GLOVER, GLYDE, GOFF, GREAVES, GREEN, GREGORY, GRIFFITHS, GROOME, HALLAM, HALLAND, HALPIN, HAMER, HAMLET, HANMER, HARDMAN(S), HARGEST, HARPER, HARRISON, HARWOOD BANNER, HAYCOCKS, HEWITT, HIGGINS, HIGGINSON, HILLIDGE, HODNETT, HODSON, HOLBROOK, HOLLAND, HOLLOWAY, HOLMAN, HOLT, HOWARTHS, HOWELLS, HUGHES, HUMPHREYS, IKIN, JACKSON, JAMES, JENKINS, JONES, KAYE, KERN, KING, KIRKHAM, KYNASTON, LANGFORD, LAWRENCE, LEATHAM, LEE, LEECH, LESTER, LEWIS, LIDDELL, LINDUP, LINGARD, LLOYD, LOCK, LOGSDAIL, LOMAS, LUNT, MACLARDY, MACLEAN/McLEAN, MADDOX, MAJOR, MANSELL, MARSH, MATHERS, MATTHEWS, McCARTHY, McKENZIE, MEAD(E), MENZIES, MEREDITH, MEYERS, MILLS, MINOR, MODZRAWENSKI, MORGAN, MORGAN-JONES, MORGAN-WILLIAMS, MORLEY, MORRIS, MORTIS, MOTTRAM, MURRAY, NEVETT/NEVITT, NEWELL, NEWEY, NEWPORT, NUNN, OAKLEY, OPPITZ, OWEN, PALIN, PARDOE, PARKER, PARKES, PARRY, PAYNE, PEARSON, PEEL, PENBERTHY, PENHALE, PENTON, PERRY, PHILLIPS, PIDSLEY, PIERCE/PEARCE, PORTER, POWER, POWIS, PREECE, PRICE, PRINCE, PRITCHARD, PROBERT, PUGH, PULHAM, RAMMAGE, REEVES, RICHARDS, RO(D)GERS, ROBERTS, ROUSE, ROWLANDS, RUDGE, RUTLIDGE, RYAN, SADLER, SANDELLS, SEIFERT, SELWAY, SHAW, SHINGLER, SHUKERS, SIMONS, SIMPSON, SINCLAIR, SINGLETON, SKELLORN, SLADE, SLADEN-SMITH, SLARK, SMITH, SOCKETT, SPENCER, SPERRING, STANCE, STATHAM, STOKES, STRICKLAND, SUCKLEYS, SYMONDSON, TEASDALE, TEECE, TELFORD, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THREADGOLD, TIBBOTT, TITLEY, TOMKINS, TOMLINSON, TRANTER, TRUSSELL, TUDOR, TURNER, TYSON, VAGG, VAGG HODDER, VAN ES, VAUGHAN/VAUGHN, WAKEMAN, WALSH, WARD, WARNER, WATKIN, WEATHERFIELD, WEBB, WELLINGS, WELSBY, WHITEHEAD, WHITMORE, WHITTINGHAM, WILDE, WILLIAMS, WILSHAW, WILSON, WOOD, WOODHALL, WOOLRICH, WREN, WRIGHT, WYE, WYTHEN.

To make the contents of this book more widely available an indexed PDF was created for this CD.

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