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The march – how events unfolded.

The following article compiled by Malcolm Peel has relied on facts from the Salopian Journal dated Wednesday March 28th, 1821, which gave the account of the trial. Several witnesses were called, including a twelve-year-old boy from Pain’s Lane. (St. Georges).  A Mr. Pearson stated the case to the Jury. He said, “the iron trade having... Continue Reading →

Press release 13th September 2018

With Telford celebrating its 50th anniversary a new community group has been set up to commemorate an event that took place in the town nearly 200 years ago. Cinderloo1821 believes we need to look back further to understand the geography, culture and politics of the communities that form the heart of the new town today,... Continue Reading →

Lawley and Overdale History Day

Andrew Naylor unveiled our new Cinderloo banner for the first time at the Lawley and Overdale Local History Day at Lawley Community Centre.  There are a stack of leaflets to look out for too with information about the project and how to get involved. The banner and leaflet were designed by Tim Willis, and feature... Continue Reading →

On the Cinderloo trail

On 11th August 2018, as part of the Wrekin Local Studies Forum History on Foot series of walks, members of Cinderloo1821 linked up with the Lawley and Overdale History Group to explore the history of the area.  In addition to historical information provided by Darren Blackburn, there were poems read by Jean Atkin and Ted... Continue Reading →

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