The town, historically known as ‘Rudgeley’, is listed in the Domesday Book
and it is thought that the name derives from 'Ridge lee', or 'the hill over the
field'. This historic market town lies midway between Stafford, Cannock,
Lichfield and Uttoxeter.
Around Rugeley From Old Photographs offers a captivating glimpse into the
history of Rugeley, providing the reader with a visual representation of the
town’s intriguing and chequered history.
Drawing upon an eclectic collection of photographs, Joan Anslow presents
the reader with an insight into Rugeley’s history and life in the town.
Around Rugeley From Old Photographs provides something for everyone,
whether they have lived in the area all their lives, or whether they are just
visiting this beautiful town. It also shows how photography has continually
evolved to keep up with an ever‐changing society.
Joan Anslow is a well‐known author and has written several books on the