Versions of the following articles orginally appeared in the Shrewsbury Chronicle.
Shrewsbury has more than its fair share of fascinating street names – Wyle Cop, Shoplatch, and Dogpole are obvious examples. But what is often overlooked is how many Shrewsbury streets are named after people. The names of some of these people are well known, such as Darwin and Clive, but who was Hazledine, Haycock, or Carline? This section of the website aims to tell the stories of some of these long-forgotten people.