Bodkin Row

To be let, several excellent Cottages, in good repair, at Bodkin Row, Shrewsbury, near the Factory Bridge ; rent, 2s. a week ; no rates. (Wellington Journal, 15 Aug 1891).

St Michael's_1882

Extract from 1882 OS Map XXXIV.7 (Shropshire Archives)

Sarah Morris, late of Wem, servant, wife of Joseph Morris, of Bodkin Row, charged with attempting to commit suicide on 3rd Sep, by cutting her throat with a knife. (Wellington Journal, 6 Sep 1879).

Goodchild of Bodkin Row crushed by an engine against a wall and had to be taken to hospital. (Shrewsbury Chronicle, 22 Dec 1882).

[Death of] Minnie Jones, age 10 months, daughter of William and Sarah Jones, 1, Bodkin Row (Wellington Journal, 4 Feb 1888)

[Death of] Henry John Clayton, age 2, son of Thomas & Mary Ann Clayton, Bodkin Row. 25 Feb 1889 (Wellington Journal, 2 Mar 1889).

A child run over. A little boy named Albert Davies (5), residing at 4 Bodkin Row, admitted to Infirmary suffering from internal injuries sustained by being trodden on by a horse. (Shrewsbury Chronicle, 4 May 1894).

Theft by lads – Edward Stokes, Hall’s Passage, and William Davies, Bodkin’s Row, stealing 20 packs of cigarettes, property of Hannah Owen, Barker Street. Stoker fined 10s. + costs. Davies ordered to come up for judgment and pay costs. (Wellington Journal, 10 Dec 1898).

In pursuit of hares. George Davies, Bodkin Row; George Beddoes, Factory Buildings; John Cox, Spring Gdns, Walter Clayton, Old Heath trespassing in pursuit of hares on Thomas Morgan’s land in Upton Magna. (Wellington Journal, 1 Feb 1902).

Edith Ann Evans, Bodkin Row, summoned for stealing the sum of 9s. in money from a gas slot-meter. Fined 30s. (Wellington Journal, 4 Oct 1902).

Carl Potter, shoemaker, St John’s Hill bound over to be of good behaviour and ordered to pay costs for using threats towards Mary Smith, 10 Bodkin Row. (Wellington Journal, 15 Oct 1904).

Alleged public gaming. Edwin Jones, Farm Cottages, Castle Fields, John Purcell, Barker Street, and Edward Griffiths, Bodkin Row, Ditherington, youths, were summoned for gambling in Roushill. P.C. Thomas said on the 15th ult., he saw the defendants playing cards and money passing between them. Jones and Griffiths failed to appear and a warrant was issued for their arrest. (Shrewsbury Chronicle, 11 Jun 1909).

Edward Griffiths, (17), Bodkin Row, Spring Gardens, Ditherington. Found in River Severn near English Bridge. Mother Alice Griffiths. Warrant had been issued for his arrest for gambling with cards. (Wellington Journal, 12 Jun 1909).