Oswestry


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Oswestry

(ŏz`wĕstrē, –wəs–), town (1991 pop. 12,448), Shropshire, W central England. The market town has plastics, clothing, and printing industries. The area is named for St. Oswald, a Northumbrian king who was killed there in a battle (7th cent.) against King Penda of Mercia. The poet Wilfred OwenOwen, Wilfred,
1893–1918, English poet, b. Oswestry, Shropshire. He served as a company commander in the Artist's Rifles during World War I and was killed in France on Nov. 4, 1918, one week before the armistice.
..... Click the link for more information.
 was born in Oswestry.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
WHEN the war ended, Harold Whitfield returned to Oswestry and settled into life as a farmer.
com)-- Footsteps Nursery Oswestry, which is based at North Shropshire College's (NSC) Oswestry Campus recently organised a "Teddy Bear's Picnic" in aid of Hope House children's charity.
NOVUS Property Solutions is searching for skilled tradespeople around Oswestry, Newtown and Welshpool to join its dedicated team of sub-contractor partners operating from its Wrexham base.
ESTATE agents and planning consultants Roger Parry and Partners have announces that Hannah Jones has joined their team as a graduate surveyor in the Oswestry office.
WIDNES, fresh from their comprehensive 26-3 win over Wigan last week, go to Granville Park today to take on newly-promoted Oswestry.
A FARMER'S son from Wales is the new group secretary at the Oswestry NFU office.
All patients completed the Oswestry Low Back Pain Questionnaire 20 minutes before injection and at each of the follow-ups.
Meanwhile, Glamorgan will not now host a one-day match in Oswestry this year.
Armed police raced three miles to the house in Oswestry, Shropshire, then to his business in the nearby village of St Martins.
OSWESTRY stand on the brink of the Marston's Shropshire Premier League title after surging 56 points clear at the top following their 97-run win over Bomere Heath.
Fifteen cattle stranded at the Oswestry show in Shropshire after the outbreak were allowed to leave yesterday.
WELSH border town Oswestry is appealing for people who spent their war years in the area to get in touch.