Plas Wilmot Notebook

Notebook giving details on the building of Plas Wilmot on Edward Salter’s croft at Croes Wyllan 1829   OBHAG has recently funded the digitising by Oswestry Family & Local History Group of the Plas Wilmot notebook. This unique source, which records the building of Wilfred Owen’s birthplace by Edward Salter in 1829, is held by Oswestry Library. Its digitisation means that it can now be viewed on the Library’s public-access computers without the need to handle the original. ...
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The Builders of Plas Wilmot

The ancestry of Edward and Mary Salter, builders of Plas Wilmot, the birthplace of Wilfed Owen. A talk given by OBHAG’s President John Pryce-Jones at the AGM 2017. Introduction Oswestry rightly is proud of its connection with Wilfred Owen, born at Plas Wilmot in 1893. His ancestry through the Salter family is well rooted in Oswestry's history. In this year’s AGM talk, John Pryce-Jones re-examines the Salter connection and takes a close look at the family of Mary Simpson, whose husband Edward ...
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