Local History Publications

All of the following publications are available as hard copies from Jubilee House, but some you can download from here.


Parish People, Parish Places and Parish Pastimes

A developing collection of leaflets produced by Madeley History Group about local people and places:-

 Local History

Information on significant historical events and local information, produced by Madeley Living History Project:

A5 Booklets (available at Jubilee House – £1 each unless individually priced):

  • Parish Pubs
  • St Michael’s church yard trail
  • Parish Pastimes No. 1 – Madeley Amateur Dramatic society
  • Parish Pastimes No. 2 – Madeley Carnivals
  • Starting Out on Sutton Hill (foc)
  • The Woodside Story (foc)
  • The Madeley Wood (Kemberton pit) disaster 1910
  • Madeley on the Map – The changing face of Madeley 1910 -2010
  • Jubilee House and it’s Artwork
  • A Short History of the Fletcher Memorial Methodist Church
  • Made in Madeley: the stories of some notable Madeley people
  • Three Madeley Houses, their owners and tenants
  • The Brooke Family and Madeley
  • Thomas Parker (1843 – 1915) ‘The Ingenious Engineer’
  • The story of the Anstice Memorial Institute, Madeley
  • Places of worship in Madeley
  • Mines & mining in Madeley
  • Madeley Court (£3.50)

A4 Booklets (available at Jubilee House – £1 each unless individually priced):

  • The Brooke Memorials, St Michaels Church, Madeley
  • The Beeches Hospital
  • The fallen heroes of Coalport & Jackfield in Two World wars: remembered on the Coalport Memorial Bridge
  • The Madeley War Memorial
  • A list of Workers at Kemberton Pit Madeley Wood Colliery
  • The World on a Plate – Recipes from 21st century Madeley people (£2.00 plus P & P)
  • A Taste of the Past – Food and Cooking in Britain throughout the ages (£2.00 plus P & P)
  • The John Randall day school proceedings (£5 plus P & P)

Other publications available (as priced):

  • Charles & Kath Bartlam – Photographers of Court Street, Madeley by Alan Heighway & Peter Wilson (£10.00 plus P & P)
  • Madeley Through Time by Alan Eaton (£14.99 plus P & P)
  • The Madeley Book (free)
  • Ab Dab  (£3.00)

In the 1970’s, Telford Development Corporation produced a number of leaflets on historic buildings throughout Telford.   Six of the leaflets covered buildings in Madeley parish:

History Group DVD’s (available from Jubilee House):

“Life and Times of Madeley” – A selection of photographs (£1.00)
“Madeley Matters – 100th Edition” – August 2014 (£1.00)
“Cine Film of Madeley and Around” (£1.50)

For further information on local history go to www.madeleylocalhistory.org