|Author of several
books on the history of Penkridge, Robert has transcribed
the Hatherton Journals and has just published a biography of the first Lord Hatherton.
The book is entitled "The Littletons of Teddesley
Hall - The Lives and Times of a Staffordshire Family
He is also working with Bevan Craddock on a series of
publications on different aspects of Penkridge's
history over the last 100 years, and they have been
gathering information from a large group of the elderly
of Penkridge (The Penkridge Local History Group). The
first book "Who lived in
Penkridge in 1901?" was sold out in a couple of weeks.
Others so far published are listed below.
Robert has a very interesting website, mainly about
Penkridge, which is at
The Books so far
published by Bob Maddocks, Philip Worsey-Gollings, and
Great Marsh Publications are:
The Good Old Grit - A History of the People of Penkridge
Penkridge: 1930 to 1970 - The Day Before Yesterday.
Who lived in Penkridge in 1901? - now out of print.
Shops, Businesses and Trades of Old Penkridge (2009)
History of St. Michael's School, Penkridge 1536-1926 by
Philip Gollings (2011)
A History of St. Michael's
School, Penkridge 1927-1950 by Philip Gollings (2013)
Our Noble Selves - Pictures of Penkridge People 1960-1980.
Always on my Mind - Pictures of Penkridge People
Pictures of Penkridge People III
Who Lived in Penkridge in 1911? (2015)
Pictures of Penkridge People IV - (2016)
The above books can be purchased from GMP
Publications, c/o 44 Haling Road, Penkridge, Stafford
ST19 5DA or by
If you live in or near Penkridge, they can be bought from
Sally's Hardware Shop, close to the White Hart in the
centre of Penkridge.