Published By Ben Hillidge
SALOP ROAD Road to Shrewsbury although a winding road in its early days after the Black Gate was pulled down it was straightened out. The street name dates from around 1820. 1-4 Belgrave Place are now 15-21 Salop Road
3 Belgrave Place Private 204284 Henry M Bull, 10 Bn Worcestershire Regiment, Also lived at Cae Glas House, Church Street.
7 Lance Corporal 9336 James Bayley, 4 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Also lived at Lower Brook Street
8 Second Lieutenant (William) Norman Thomas, Royal Flying Corps, 27 Squadron, formerly 3 Bn.King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. and Brother Second Lieutenant Edward G (Geoffrey) Thomas, 7 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Also lived at Leeswood, Pool Road (Welshpool Road)
35 (41) Sergeant 12267 Thomas H Barclay, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Oswestry
40 Sergeant 12258 Stanley Williams, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. CWGC gives mother address 9 Stewart Road. Also lived at Upper Church Street in 1891 and 3 Middleton Road in 1911.
70 Private 7035 Thomas W Trow, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 1891/1901 Also lived at 11 Stewart Road, 96, Willow Street and Osborne House, Bailey Street
70 Private 10493 William P Jones, 2 Bn Coldstream Guards (2 Coy). 1911 Also lived at 11 Upper Church Street
72 Private 9724 David Jones, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Llanrhaeadr. In Oswestry lived Upper Church Street.
77 ‘Sandford House‘ Sapper 160668 Edwin E Hancocks, Royal Engineers, att. Royal Flying Corps. House next to Shell Garage. Also at Tedsmore Bank, West Felton.
‘Stanley Place’ Captain Joseph T Monkhouse, 6 Bn Durham Light Infantry. Terrace next to Holy Trinty Church vicarage. Born in Weardale County Durham.
‘Park Issa’ Second Lieutenant James R Whittaker, 6 Bn King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born in Ilkley living with uncle and aunt in 1911. Park Issa now Vet. surgery.
SELATTYN ROAD see Oakhurst Road
Signal Terrace see Albert Road
SMITHFIELD STREET (English Walls) named after the Smithfield livestock market opened here in1849
4 Private 7121 Samuel Richard Lawrence, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 1891 also lived at Llwyn y Maen and Griffithstown.
Southalls Buildings see Willow Street
STEWART ROAD developed around 1900
Burghill Villas (now 3-5 Stewart Road) Lance Corporal 06562 Charles H Walker, 21 Service Coy Army Ordnance Corps. Also lived at Berwyn Villas, Whittington Road.
3 Private 63787 Harry Batty, 3/4 Reserve Bn Welsh Regiment (48 Training Bn). Also at lived at Roft Street.
11 Private 7035 Thomas W Trow, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also lived at 96, Willow Street, Osborne House, Bailey Street and 70 Salop Road.
9 Sergeant 12258 Stanley Williams, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. CWGC gives this as his mother’s address. Also lived at Upper Church Street, 40 Salop Road and 3 Middleton Road.
22 Private 6679 L Roberts, 2 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born Llandudno boarding in Oswestry.
22 Corporal 13868 Percy Broster, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Percy Broster’s sister, Edith, ran it as a boarding house.
Second Lieutenant BDR (Benjamin Daniel Rowlands) Davies, Royal Flying Corps. Probably as a boarder – bank worker originally from Swansea.
SWAN CRESCENT (Albert Road), Cripplegate east side of Cripplegate
1 Sergeant 12269 Alfred R Smith,6 Bn Shropshire Light Infantry. & Private 202054 Frederick S Smith, 11 Bn Manchester Regiment. Born Bakewell lived also at Gatacre Place, Brynhafod Road. After his marriage Alfred lived on Loyd Street.
3 Private 6958 Oswald Peters, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also lived at Chapel Street and Vine Cottages, Albert Road.
4 Lance Corporal 200077 Samuel Vaughan, 1/4 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. KIA 28 December1917 and brother Private 17435 Richard Vaughan, 5 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also at Sycarth and Trinity Street
6 (Acting) Lance Sergeant 12280 Alfred E Roberts, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born in Rochdale. Also lived at Llwyn Road.
12 Private 10297 William Coulson, 1 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Living with his great grandfather Joshua Field
Private 26265 Thomas Jones, 1 Bn Cheshire Regiment. Also at Parry’s Building, Castle Street and Llys lane.
SWAN LANE recently demolished ran behind the lower part of Albert Road joining Beatrice Street to Caer Road
1 Private 19729 Leonard Probert, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Mother of living here on CWGC.
‘Rosedale’ Private 59956 John E Bullock, 24 Bn Welsh Regiment. Home of his parents.